Muscle Shoals icon Percy Sledge dies

April 14, 2015 3:54 PM

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Percy Sledge, the R&B legend who memorably sang/cried When A Man Loves a Woman, has died at his home in Baton Rouge, according to multiple reports. He was 74.

William "Beau" Clark, coroner for East Baton Rouge Parish, confirmed to the Associated Press that Sledge died early Tuesday morning, about an hour after midnight, of natural causes in hospice care.

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