Sunday, August 10, 2008

RIP: Isaac Hayes


(CNN) -- Soul singer and arranger Isaac Hayes, who won Grammy awards and an Oscar for the theme from the 1971 action film "Shaft," has died, sheriff's officials in Memphis, Tennessee, reported Sunday.

Singer Issac Hayes seen performing in the U.K. last year. Hayes was found dead Sunday at age 65.

Singer Issac Hayes seen performing in the U.K. last year. Hayes was found dead Sunday at age 65.

Relatives found Hayes, 65, unconscious in his home next to a still-running treadmill, said Steve Shular, a spokesman for the Shelby County Sheriff's Department.

Paramedics attempted to revive him and took him to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead shortly after 2 p.m., the sheriff's department said.

No foul play is suspected, the agency said in a written statement.

2 comments:

Denise (aka Trixie) said...

"No foul play suspected" my ass! Tom Cruise did it....you know he did. Isaac was trying to leave the cult..oops sorry, I mean the church....y'all know that can't be allowed...

MegatonMaynard said...

Funny you should say that because I was looking at a website that purports a link between dead $cientologists and conspiracies last night. Maybe there is a link.