Rep. Donald McEachin, a Democrat who has represented Virginia’s 4th congressional district since 2017, died Monday night time after a battle with colorectal most cancers, based on his workplace. He was 61 years previous.
Eachin’s chief of employees, Tara Rountree, mentioned in a assertion the congressman had been experiencing “unwanted side effects of his colorectal most cancers since 2013.”
“We’re all devastated by the passing of our boss and good friend, Congressman Donald McEachin,” Rountree mentioned. “Courageously, for years, we’ve got watched him combat and overcome the unwanted side effects of his 2013 colorectal most cancers.”
“Tonight, he misplaced that battle, and the folks of Virginia’s Fourth Congressional District misplaced a hero who at all times, at all times fought for them and put them first.”