Elizabeth Edwards, the estranged wife of Democratic politician, John Edwards, is dying, according to sources close to the family. Doctors have told her that further treatment would not be helpful. Edwards was first diagnosed with breast cancer in 2004.
A source close to the family tells CBS News, “She is dying.” The source said Edwards would likely die within weeks and possibly days.
Her family – including her wayward husband, John Edwards, have gathered at the family home in Chapel Hill, North Carolina.