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His granddaughter, Shanta Taylor Gay, told CNN on Thursday Jerman died on May 16. “He was authentic. He was a quiet but stern man. Very giving, never fussed or complained. Always said he lived a blessed life,” she said in an interview. Gay said the family is “taking it day by day” in light of …

She died of a previously undiagnosed blood disorder, said her representative, Adam Kersh. Her partner, the comedian and actor Marc Maron, said Shelton collapsed Friday after having been ill for a week. It was not Covid-19, he said. “There was a previously unknown, underlying condition,” he said. “The doctors could not save her. They tried. …

Richard Penniman, better known as Little Richard, who combined the sacred shouts of the black church and the profane sounds of the blues to create some of the world’s first and most influential rock ’n’ roll records, died on Saturday morning in Tullahoma, Tenn. He was 87. His lawyer, Bill Sobel, said the cause was …

Roy Horn kisses a tiger cub at his Las Vegas home with Siegfried Fischbacher in 2008. Horn, who survived a tiger mauling in 2003, died on Friday of complications related to COVID-19. Louie Traub/AP hide caption toggle caption Louie Traub/AP Roy Horn kisses a tiger cub at his Las Vegas home with Siegfried Fischbacher in …

Deborah Gatewood had two years to go before she could retire from a Detroit hospital. But Gatewood, a phlebotomist for three decades, will never celebrate that milestone. She died April 17 from symptoms related to the coronavirus. Her daughter said that prior to her mother’s death, she was denied a coronavirus test four times by …

Tukur Muntari, Kano A professor of mass communication at the Bayero University, Kano, Balarabe Maikaba, died on Sunday. He died in Kano but details of his death were sketchy as of the time of filing this report. According to a family source, funeral prayer will be held for the deceased at 4 pm at his …

Gift Phiri By A Correspondent- Friends and family confirmed the passing away of the veteran journalist on Sunday morning while admitted at Health Point, a private hospital in Harare’s Avondale suburb.  Gift Phiri, an assistant editor at Daily News had been unwell for some time and had never quite recovered from a horrible traffic accident. …

Image copyright Kaihsu Tai Image caption Sir John Houghton pictured speaking at a climate change conference in High Wycombe in 2005 A physicist from north Wales who was recognised for his work on climate change has died with suspected coronavirus, his granddaughter said. Sir John Houghton, from Denbighshire, died on Wednesday aged 88. He accepted …

ST. CLAIR COUNTY — The Alabama Department of Corrections on Friday reported the first three confirmed cases of COVID-19 within its prisons. One of the diagnosed inmates, a 66-year-old with a terminal illness, died Thursday, but an official cause of death has not yet been determined, the ADOC said in a statement on its website. …

Ricky Gervais is playing by the rules for a change.  ‘I’ve been social distancing for two weeks, apart from walks on the Heath,’ says the usually maverick comedian. He adds that no one has visited the house in Hampstead, North London, that he shares with partner Jane Fallon, and that he supports the stay-at-home rules.  …