Music icon Chuck Berry has passed away at the age of 90.
American news reporter Megan Brillos tweeted: “St Charles County PD confirm that legendary musician Chuck Berry has died.”
A police statement confirmed he was found lifeless at home today.
They said: “St Charles County police responded to a medical emergency on Buckner Road at approximately 12:40 p.m. today (Saturday, March 18).
“Inside the home, first responders observed 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 St Charles County Police Department sadly confirms the death of Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr., better known as legendary musician Chuck Berry.
“The family requests privacy during this time of bereavement.”
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