Former Prime Minister Patrick Manning has died.
Mr Manning's death has been confirmed by a post on his Facebook page by family members.
"At 8:15AM today, Former Prime Minister Patrick Augustus Mervyn Manning passed away pea7cefully at the San Fernando General Hospital after battling Acute Myeloid Leukemia. Former Prime Minister Manning was surrounded by his family and loved ones.
The Manning family would like to thank everyone for their prayers, love and support during this trying time.
Funeral arrangements will be announced in due course."
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