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Fidel Castro’s eldest son commits suicide–Cuba state media

/ 09:48 AM February 02, 2018

In this March 14, 2012 file photo, Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, son of then Cuban leader Fidel Castro, speaks with an unidentified woman during the presentation of his father’s book “Nuestro Deber es Luchar,” or “Our Duty is to Fight,” in Havana, Cuba. According to Cuban state media on Feb. 1, 2018, Diaz-Balart has killed himself. (AP Photo/Franklin Reyes, File)

The eldest son of the late Cuban president Fidel Castro committed suicide on Thursday, state media reported.

“Fidel Castro Diaz-Balart, who had been treated by a group of doctors for several months due to deep depression, took his life this morning,” Cuba’s official newspaper Granma reported.

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