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A suspect who crashed into Rick Ross' Atlanta area mansion during a high-speed police chase has died in custody.
40-year-old Chaka Stewart led police on a wild chase that ended at the rapper's front door in Fayetteville, Georgia last week.
Stewart was found unresponsive in his jail cell at the Clayton County Jail on Saturday.
The Georgia Bureau of Investigation tells TMZ, a guard and a medic who were making the evening rounds noticed Stewart unresponsive in his cell. They attempted Cardiopulmonary resuscitation but were unsuccessful.
Stewart was pronounced dead at the jail. Law enforcement sources tell TMZ Stewart was alone in his cell and no foul play is suspected. An autopsy is underway to determine his cause of death.
Stewart's mother, Jacqueline Gordon, confirmed her son is the suspect who crashed outside Rick's 190 room mansion last week. Police say he crashed his truck and was carrying a firearm. He surrendered at gunpoint and was taken into custody.
Gordon says she last spoke to her son Friday. She claims he told her he was being beaten behind bars. It is unclear if he was accusing jail officials or other inmates. He also told her he wasn't allowed to shower and was confined to his cell for 23 hours a day.
Gordon also claims one of the deputies told Stewart he'd never get out of jail. She said Georgia authorities have been ducking her and her inquiries.
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Rick bought the mansion at a discount after former boxer Evander Holyfield was foreclosed on in 2014. Holyfield is pictured strolling on the grounds of the custom built home during a Fourth of July celebration in 2002.
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Mike Tyson, 54, has confirmed his canceled fight night with fellow boxing legend Evander Holyfield is back on.
Negotiations broke down between the two former champions despite an offer of $25 million to fight for only 3 rounds.
Very few boxers can walk away from a $25 million payday. Both former boxers have fallen on hard times.
Holyfield, 58, moved into a small 2-bedroom condo near Lenox Square Mall in Atlanta, after losing his mega mansion, which was purchased at a discount by rapper Rick Ross.
Iron Mike, who infamously bit off a piece of Holyfield's ear when they met in the ring in 1997, insists the rematch will take place at the end of May.
"I just want everybody to know the fight is on with me and Holyfield," Tyson said during an Instagram Live session with Haute Living on Tuesday. "Holyfield's a humble man, I know that, and he's a man of God but I'm God's man. Listen, I'm going to be successful May 29th."
The previous day, Evander's manager issued a statement saying talks between the two fighters had "fallen apart".
"We were negotiating in good faith all along and it appears we just ended up wasting our time," Kris Lawrence said.
If the fight does take place at Hard Rock Stadium in Miami, Florida, doctors and emergency medical personnel will be on hand.
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Atlanta's glitterati attended the Andrew Young Foundation Int'l Leadership Awards held at the Marriott Hotel in Atlanta on Sunday.
Stars and special invited guests included Andrew and Carolyn Young; rap magnate Clifford "T.I." Harris, Jr.; director Ava Duvernay; Martin Luther King III, Mayor Kasim Reed, singer/songwriter Keri Hilson, former boxer Evander Holyfield, Ludacris's wife Eudoxie Fabiola Agnan Bridges, comedian Chris Tucker (pictured above with Andrew and Valerie Jackson, Maynard Jackson's widow; Tucker's fiancée Cynne Simpson; singer Lyfe Jennings, entertainment exec. Ryan Glover and his lovely wife Marsha Glover; former NBA star Steve Smith and his wife Millie; local socialite Rita K. Davis, celebrity blogger Sandra Rose and more!
Spcial thanks to PR Guru Barry Florence for the personal invitation!
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Former heavyweight boxing champ Evander Holyfield says being gay is not normal and he compared the sexual behavior to a handicap that needed fixing.
Holyfield, 51, made the controversial statements to reality star Luisa Zissman in the UK Celebrity Big Brother 2014 house in London, England, the Huffington Post reports.
Holyfield and Zissman were discussing gay boxers going public with their sexuality. "What would be good about it?" Holyfield asked. "That ain't normal."
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