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'America's Got Talent' Winner Neal Boyd Dead at 42 from Heart Failure

'America's Got Talent' Winner Neal Boyd Dead at 42 from Heart Failure

According to TMZ, the star had "a known health condition" relating to his heart and there will be no autopsy carried out. He was in heart failure, kidney failure, and had liver disease. The 42-year-old was found dead at his mother's house in his hometown of Sikeston, Missouri. "It was my mom who really kept the family together".

It's been a decade since Neal won "America's Got Talent" in 2008 with his operatic pop singing and scored the $1 million prize along with a headlining show in Las Vegas.

The singer and his mother were reportedly badly injured.

After winning America's Got Talent, Neal recorded one album titled My American Dream.

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Early past year, the Season 3 victor blacked out and crashed while driving and he had been slowly recovering since then, according to TMZ. He also tried twice to win a seat in the Missouri House of Representatives but was defeated both times. He tried again in 2014 but lost in the primary election to Republican Don Rome.

Piers said: "You know Neal, as you began to sing, I think the whole audience felt electricity on the stage".

"It was a very, very, very bad wreck", Boyd told the Southeast Missourian in February.

He went on: "Any time you're in a moment of struggle, God has a way of coming in and uplifting you".


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