Rock and roll legend Chuck Berry has died aged 90, police in US state of Missouri report.
The singer was found unresponsive at lunchtime on Saturday, St Charles County police said.
Berry’s seven-decade career boasted a string of hits, including classics like Roll Over Beethoven and Johnny B Goode.
He received a lifetime achievement Grammy in 1984 and was among the first inductees to the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1986.
Wikipedia tells the stories of Chuck Berry’s arrest for armed robbery as a teen in the 1940s, his arrest for intercourse with a 14 year old girl in the late 50s, and his conviction for tax evasion. He was also successfully sued for planting a camera in a women’s rest room.