Twin Cities radio show host Drew Lee has died

Twin Cities radio personality Andrew Lee died unexpectedly over the weekend. His cause of death is unknown.

The shocking news came Monday morning when Lee’s morning co-host at AM 1130 KTLK, Jon Justice, made the announcement from a hospital room at the University of Minnesota while recovering from a open-heart surgery.

“It’s the hardest thing I’ve had to do in my entire radio career,” said show co-host Justice. Justice and Drew Show. “He was with his wife at the time. I hope to come home someday today, but I had requested that I be the one to make this devastating and tragic announcement to you.”

“Drew was my best friend. He was your friend and I don’t need to tell you how special he was. It goes without saying that I am devastating and will be tragically missed,” Justice continued. “Everyone here at iHeart is grieving. We ask for your prayers for Drew’s family as they go through this difficult time.”

Judge tweeted that he had been texting and joking with Lee “in the hours leading up to his death” on Saturday. Lee himself tweeted at 11:03 a.m. Saturday.

Jason Lewis and Sam Sansevere were put up with Lee on Monday morning.

This is a developing story.

Javier E. Swan