"Wild Thing" singer Reg Presley dies in UK: report

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(Reuters) – Reg Presley, the lead singer of 1960s British rock band The Troggs, who scored a hit with the love anthem “Wild Thing,” was reported to have died at his home in England on Monday after a battle with cancer. He was 71. “He passed away peacefully at home and myself, my brother and our mother were with him. We’re absolutely heartbroken,” Presley’s daughter Karen was quoted as telling the London-based World Entertainment News Network (WENN). Presley announced in January 2012 that he had been diagnosed with lung cancer after falling ill during a performance in Germany. …