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B.B. King was poisoned, two of his daughters say; investigation begins

B.B. King was poisoned, two of his daughters say; investigation begins

On May 14, the music world shook with news of the death of storied blues guitarist B.B. King. Now, two of his daughters are claiming the 89-year-old died as a result of poisoning. In two separate affidavits filed in Clark County, Nev., over the weekend, Karen Williams and Patty King named King's longtime business manager, Laverne Toney, and his personal assistant, Myron Johnson, in allegations that medication was administered to King to induce diabetic shock. Using identical wording in documents provided to CNN by their legal representatives, the statements cite "the administration of foreign substances by unlicensed and unscrupulous characters" as the cause of the...

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