Former WEWS Anchor Passes Away

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Tony Gaskins

Tony Gaskins

Tony Gaskins (Photo Credit: WEWS)

CLEVELAND — The NewsChannel5 family is mourning the loss of former anchor, Tony Gaskins.

According to WEWS, Gaskins passed away Tuesday morning after suffering a heart attack over the weekend.

He was 56 years old.

Best-known for his deep voice and reporting on city government, Gaskins stayed at WEWS from 1988-2006.

He is survived by his ex-wife and young son, WEWS reported.