Bronx merengue singer Benny Sadel dies at 55

Bronx merengue singer Benny Sadel has died of leukemia at 55 years old.

Bronx merengue singer Benny Sadel has died of leukemia at 55 years old. (11/5/15)

THE BRONX - Bronx merengue singer Benny Sadel has died of leukemia.

He was 55 years old.

Sadel spent several days at Jacobi Medical Center before his death Thursday morning.

The popular songwriter was known for a number of hits through the '80s and '90s.

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