U.S. radio deejay, 'Shaggy' voice Casey Kasem dead at 82

June 15, 2014 4:08 PM

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U.S. radio deejay, 'Shaggy' voice Casey Kasem dead at 82

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - Casey Kasem, the U.S. radio personality who counted down pop music hits on his popular weekly radio show and also lent his distinctive voice to hippie sleuth Shaggy in the "Scooby Doo" cartoons, died on Sunday. He was 82.

"Early this Father's Day morning, our dad Casey Kasem passed away surrounded by family and friends," his daughter, Kerri Kasem, said in a statement posted online. "Even though we know he is in a better place and no longer suffering, we are heartbroken."

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