Alex Trebek dies after battling Pancreatic Cancer

Moderator Alex Trebek speaks during a gubernatorial debate between Democratic Gov. Tom Wolf and Republican Scott Wagner in Hershey , Pa., Monday, Oct. 1, 2018. The debate is hosted by the Pennsylvania Chamber of Business and Industry. (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)

LOS ANGELES (KUSI) – Jeopardy host Alex Trebek, who has battled pancreatic cancer for the past few years, died today in Los Angeles at the age of 80.

Jeopardy! is saddened to share that Alex Trebek passed away peacefully at home early this morning, surrounded by family and friends.

Thank you, Alex,” the game show’s official Twitter account announced.

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