Uma Pemmaraju, Founding Fox News Channel Anchor, Dead at 64

Family members have not made the cause of death public as of Wednesday. (Fox)

Founding Fox News Channel anchor Uma Pemmaraju died Monday at the age of 64.

Pemmaraju’s death was announced by Fox News Media CEO Suzanne Scott, who said that the Texas-raised journalist was best known for her kindness and was an incredibly talented journalist.

“We are deeply saddened by the death of Uma Pemmaraju, who was one of FOX News Channel’s founding anchors and was on the air the day we launched,” said Scott.

“Uma was an incredibly talented journalist as well as a warm and lovely person, best known for her kindness to everyone she worked with. We extend our heartfelt condolences to her entire family.”

As of Wednesday morning, the cause of her death has not been released to the public.

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SOURCE: New York Post, Jack Hobbs