Natalie Cole, legendary R&B singer and daughter of Nat King Cole, died at a Los Angeles hospital, entertainment website TMZ reports.

Cole, who passed due to complications from ongoing health issues, was 65-years-old.

“Natalie fought a fierce, courageous battle, dying how she lived … with dignity, strength and honor. Our beloved Mother and sister will be greatly missed and remain UNFORGETTABLE in our hearts forever,” read the statement from her son Robert Yancy and sisters Timolin and Casey Cole.

Natalie Cole

 

Cole, who struck gold with “Unforgettable,” a collaboration with her late father, was struggling with a number of health issues in recent years, according to TMZ.

This is a developing story.

SOURCE: TMZ | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty

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