John Ashe


Age: 61

former president of the United Nations General Assembly in the twin-island Caribbean nation of Antigua and Barbuda who served in the largely ceremonial post of the 193-nation assembly from 2013 to 2014 and was facing charges in a bribery case when he was accused in 2015 by U.S. federal authorities of turning the position into a "platform for profit" by accepting more than $1 million in bribes but who had pleaded not guilty to the charges, in which the alleged conspiracy involves six others including a billionaire Chinese real estate mogul, two diplomats, and a humanitarian organization officer.

Cause of Death: Heart attack

Born: August 20, 1954

Died: June 22, 2016

Dobbs Ferry, New York