B.B. King May Have Been Poisoned


Two of B.B. King daughters, who are heirs to his estate, are blaming his death on his aides who the daughters say were poisoning him. In King’s final days, Karen Williams and Patty King have been outspoken about the blues legend’s possibly wrongful death.

They have since filed documents to their lawyer that allege King’s personal assistant, Myron Johnson, and business manager, LaVerne Toney, are responsible for the cause of their father’s death. An official from the Clark County Coroner stated an autopsy was done, though it could take eight weeks to receive the tests results.

Las Vegas police Lt. Ray Steiber stated the homicide division is currently involved in an investigation. King’s daughters have yet to comment on the situation.

Toney, the blues player’s longtime business manager, said the singer was good-hearted with those of whom that were posting their wished via Facebook and Twitter. King died on May 14, 2015.

The coroner stated the singer’s body has arrived back at the mortuary as of Monday. Moreover, they stated the investigation will not postpone any memorials set to take place. This week there are multiple memorials to honor the blues musician. Two are in Indianola, Mississippi, his hometown, and Memphis, Tennessee, where he climbed to musical stardom.

By Alex Lemieux


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