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‘America’s Got Talent’ Winner Neal Boyd Dead At 42

Jun. 11 2018, Updated 2:40 p.m. ET

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Neal Boyd, who rose to fame as the winner of America's Got Talent back in 2008, is dead at the age of 42.

He reportedly died of heart failure on Sunday at his mother's home in Sikeston, Missouri. He passed away around 6:00 PM, according to the county coroner. The AGT winner also had a known health condition related to his heart.

Neal won AGT ten years ago in 2008, when his operatic voice wowed the judges and audiences. He recorded one subsequent album, My American Dream, after his victory.

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He dealt with a major setback back in 2017 after he blacked out while driving. It caused an accident that left him and his mother badly injured. They'd been slowly recovering since then. RIP.

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