LONDON, March 24 (UPI) -- Neil Aspinall, the British business adviser known as the "Fifth Beatle," has died at Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center in New York. He was 66.
The Daily Mail said former Beatle Paul McCartney flew from London during the weekend to be with Aspinall.
"As a loyal friend, confidant and chief executive, Neil's trusting stewardship and guidance has left a far-reaching legacy for generations to come," Apple Corps -- the company the Beatles set up to manage their business interests -- said in a statement issued on behalf of
The newspaper said Aspinall is believed to have suffered from lung cancer.