BREAKING NEWS: U.S Vice President's Son Dies of Cancer At 46
American Vice President Joe Biden has lost his 46 year old son Joseph "Beau" Biden to cancer.
Joseph "Beau" Biden III, an Iraq War veteran who served as the attorney general of Delaware and was a son of Vice President Joe Biden, died Saturday at age 46, the White House said in a statement.
He died after battling brain cancer, according to the vice president's office.
"Beau Biden was, quite simply, the finest man any of us have ever known," his father wrote in a statement.
Biden who had suffered known health problems dating back to 2010, he experienced a stroke that did not affect his motor skills or speech.
Beau Biden is survived by his wife, Hallie; two children, Natalie and Hunter; a brother, also named Hunter; and a half-sister, Ashley.