Los Angeles Times confims that the iconic singer died today (June 25)

The Los Angeles Times has reported that pop icon Michael Jackson has died of a suspected heart attack today (June 25).

Paramedics were called to the singer’s home at noon and was at 3.15pm “pronounced dead by doctors this afternoon after arriving at a hospital in a deep coma, city and law enforcement sources told The Times.”

Celebrity website TMZ.com reported earlier today that Jackson had died, although their reports were unconfirmed.

Read Uncut’s full obituary to Michael Jackson, here.

The singer had been due to start an incredulous 50-date live residency in London from July 13, his first shows in 12 years, and had been rehearsing for the shows in LA.

Jackson has been a star for more than 40 years, with his biggest hits including “Billie Jean”, “Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough”, “Bad” and “Earth Song.”

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