UNITED NEWS INTERNATIONAL (UNI) — “America’s Got Talent” winner Neal E. Boyd was found dead Sunday, June 10 at his mother’s house in Sikeston, Missouri.
Boyd’s mother found him unresponsive, and he was pronounced dead after 6 p.m.
The Scott County Coroner confirmed to E! News that the season three winner had heart failure, kidney failure, and liver problems.
Following his AGT win in 2008, the opera singer released an album called “My American Dream”.
In 2012 and 2014, Boyd tried to secure a seat in the Missouri House of Representatives but was defeated both times.
When news broke of Boyd’s death, NBC put out a statement on social media, saying “We are very saddened to hear that one of our ‘AGT’ family members, Neal E. Boyd, has passed away…Our hearts are with Neal’s loved ones during this difficult time.”