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Mayor of US city of San Francisco dies at 65

Xinhua | Updated: 2017-12-13 09:39

San Francisco Mayor Ed Lee speaks during a news conference at city hall in San Francisco, California, US, Jan 31, 2017. [Photo/Agencies]

SAN FRANCISCO - Ed Lee, the first Asian-American mayor of San Francisco in the US state of California, died unexpectedly early Tuesday morning at the age of 65 after suffering a heart attack, local TV reported.

"Our thoughts and prayers are with his wife Anita, his two daughters, Brianna and Tania, and his family," a statement released by the mayor's office said.

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