ST LOUIS (LALATE) – Kidd Kraddick’s cause of death still remains unknown today. Kidd Kraddick is dead at 53, his death confirmed by associates Saturday. In the latest news update, officials indicate that Kidd Kraddick’s cause of death will be released by his family momentarily.
Kraddick ’s network said Sunday that his cause of death will be released “at the appropriate time.” Kraddick publicist Ladd Biro tells news that Kidd died in New Orleans. David “Kidd” Kraddick was attending a charity golf event in a suburb of Gretna on Saturday. The event was being held at the Timberlane Country Club.
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“All of us with YEA Networks and the Kidd Kraddick in the Morning crew are heartbroken over the loss of our dear friend and leader,” the network statement said in a news statement Saturday. “Kidd devoted his life to making people smile every morning, and for 21 years his foundation has been dedicated to bringing joy to thousands of chronically and terminally ill children.” The network added “He died doing what he loved, and his final day was spent selflessly focused on those special children that meant the world to him.”
Mark “Hawkeye” Louis of KSCS FM also issued a news statement Saturday about the loss.
“I am deeply shocked and tremendously saddened by the news of Kidd’s passing. He took the occupation of disc jockey to a level which we never imagined.” He added that “He was a true humanitarian. And to his nationwide following, he was family… and tonight they are mourning him as they would a brother.” Funeral arrangements have not been announced to news. Send your love.