Fernando Gonzalez dead at 81

Feb. 12, 2014 at 10:47 AM

BOGOTA, Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Spanish-born Colombian TV personality Fernando "Pachecho" Gonzalez died Wednesday in a Bogota hospital, his family said. He was 81.

The actor and broadcast journalist, who began his on-air career in 1957, battled pulmonary and respiratory problems for a number of years, Colombia Reports said.

The exact cause of his death was not disclosed.

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