Rock and roll pioneer Chuck Berry dies, age 90

Rock and roll legend and electric guitar pioneer Chuck Berry has died at age 90.


St. Louis' KSDK Channel 5 reported Saturday that police were summoned to the home of the guitarist's home around 12:40 p.m. on Saturday and found an unresponsive male. They attempted resuscitation but were unsuccessful.

Charles Edward Anderson Berry Sr. -- known to the world as Chuck Berry -- was pronounced deceased at 1:26 p.m., said a statement from the St. Charles County Police Department.