Tuesday, July 3, 2012
MANTEO, N.C. -- He was the star who took us to Mayberry. Now family, friends and fans are mourning the loss of Andy Griffith.
News 12 has learned the television star died around 7 this morning. There are reports of EMS being called to his home in Roanoke Island, North Carolina. Right now, it's unclear what the call was about.
"The Andy Griffith Show" first aired on CBS back in 1960. It ran for eight seasons before being canceled.
Andy Griffith was 86-years old. Stay with News 12 and wrdw.com for the latest on his death.