Legendary musician Chuck Berry, who brought rock and roll to the forefront of the American consciousness, has died.
He was 90 years old.
The St. Charles County (Missouri) Police Department confirmed on Facebook that they responded to a call on Saturday afternoon that involved an unresponsive man at a private residence.
The police department arrived, attempted to revive the man, but were ultimately unsuccessful in doing so.
Later, they released this statement (below) about it being Berry who was officially pronounced dead:
So, so sad.
R.I.P. to a true, true music legend.
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