Two of the Blues legend’s daughters claimed he was poisoned by manager Laverne Toney, a recent BBC article reports. Clark County Coroner’s office recently tweeted the following:

@ClarkCountyNV: Young BB KingOur coroner takes jurisdctn over body, performs autopsy. Results:6-8wks min. Homicide investgtn w/

BB King estate lawyers claimed the accusations were ‘ridiculous’ and unfounded. Toney is quoted as saying to the Associated Press:

“They’ve been making allegations all along. What’s new?”

About BB King:

  • Born 16SEP1925
  • Named his guitar Lucille
  • Influenced generations of Guitar Players
  • Inducted into the Blues Foundation Hall of Fame and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

His funeral is to be held this Friday, the 29th of May 2015.

RIP BB King.