Newswire: B.B. King wasn’t poisoned after all, coroner says

Following the death of blues legend B.B. King, two of his daughters claimed that the guitarist had been poisoned, which prompted a state investigation into his death. Autopsy results are back, and the coroner has determined that King was not poisoned, but died of existing complications, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

King’s daughters, Karen Williams and Patty King, alleged that that King’s business manager LaVerne Toney and his personal assistant Myron Johnson blocked access to their father, and that they administered unknown substances to King when he was in the hospital suffering from Alzheimer’s disease, heart problems, and diabetes-related complications. And when somebody claims that the greatest blues guitarist of all time was murdered, you do your due diligence and check it out.

But now that Clark County Coroner John Fudenberg has determined that King’s death was caused by diabetes-triggered mini-strokes known as “multi-infarct dementia …

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