Chuck Berry Rock ‘n’ Roll pioneer dies aged 90
Legendary American singer and songwriter, Chuck Berry, who became a Rock ‘n’ Roll icon died aged 90 at his home in St. Charles County, Missouri, local police has announced.
Berry’s death was confirmed by the St. Charles Police Department who issued a statement Saturday explaining the circumstances surrounding the discovery of the musician’s body.
First responders were called to a medical emergency on Buckner Road, Missouri, at 12:40 pm local time, on Saturday. There, the medical team found an unresponsive man and “immediately administered lifesaving techniques”.
“Unfortunately, the 90-year-old man could not be revived and was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m,” the statement read.
“The St Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry,” the police department added.
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