Legendary blues musician, BB King, died on May 14, 2015 at age 89 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Many people paid tribute to the talented star upon his passing. However, something else was brewing in the background. His daughters, Patty King and Karen Williams, have made the allegation the star was poisoned by his business manager/the executor of his estate, Laverne Tony, as well as a personal assistant.
As such, King's daughters have requested "a formal investigation into this matter" by police and the coroners office stating in near identical statements, "I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administrated foreign substances to induce his premature death." Tony stated in reference to the claims, "They've been making allegations all along. What's new?"
B.B. King death probed as homicide after poison claim: coroner
Washington (AFP) - Las Vegas police have launched a homicide investigation into the death of B.B. King, a coroner's office said Monday, after the daughters of the blues guitar legend reportedly accused his aides of poisoning him. King died aged 89 on May 14 in Las Vegas, where he lived while he kept up a gruelling schedule of tours that ended only last year. King suffered from Type II diabetes for the last two decades of his life.
Two of his daughters -- Karen Williams and Patty King -- have alleged he was poisoned by his business manager Laverne Toney and his personal assistant, Eonline reported. "I believe my father was poisoned and that he was administrated foreign substances to induce his premature death," the daughters wrote in separate but identical affidavits, the entertainment site said. "(I) request a formal investigation into this matter," the court documents reportedly said...