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PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs

PASSINGS: Vesta Williams, Orlando Brown, Frank Driggs

Vesta Williams

Singer of R&B hits in 1980s

Vesta Williams, 53, an R&B singer who had hits in the 1980s with "Once Bitten Twice Shy" and "Congratulations," was found dead Thursday evening of a possible drug overdose in an El Segundo hotel room.

An autopsy will determine the cause of death, according to Los Angeles County coroner's officials, but they said a drug overdose is suspected.

Born Mary Vesta Williams in Coshocton, Ohio, on Dec. 1, 1957, she had hits with "Don't Blow A Good Thing," "Sweet, Sweet Love" and the torch song...

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