Mount Vernon native Heavy D passes away
Mount Vernon native and rap legend Heavy D has died at the age of 44.
Heavy D, whose real name is Dwight Arrington Myers, was found unconscious at his Beverly Hills home around 11:25 a.m. Tuesday. Heavy D was then rushed to the hospital where he later died.
Heavy D is originally from Jamaica, but grew up in Mount Vernon.
According to police, an investigation is ongoing into the cause of Heavy D's death, but they say they do not suspect any foul play.