Writing on Facebook, King admitted he was “heartbroken” as he confirmed the sad news, writing, “They were both good and kind souls and they will be sorely missed.”
“Andy died suddenly of a heart attack on July 28, and Chaia died on August 20, shortly after being diagnosed with lung cancer,” Larry continued. “Losing them seems so irrelevant. No parent should have to bury a child. ”
“My family and I thank you for your outpouring of good feelings and good wishes,” Larry concluded. “Right now we need some time and some privacy to heal. Thank you for respecting this.
The broadcaster is also father to son Larry King, Jr. with ex-wife Annette Kaye, and sons Cannon and Chance King with ex-wife Shawn King.