Journalist Uri Cohen Aharonov, a former police reporter for Channel 1, died at age 64 from a serious illness. Aharonov was previously married to singer Ricky Gal and they have a child together.
Ayala Hasson, director of the news division of Channel 1, said: “He was a friend, colleague, with whom I worked shoulder to shoulder for a long time. I feel deep sorrow over the passing of a unnique person, a dedicated and hard-working journalist, and extend my condoleances to the family from myself and news division. “