Ben E. King dies

Posted at 10:23 AM, May 01, 2015
and last updated 2015-05-01 10:23:52-04

(CNN) — Singer Ben E. King, known for his hit “Stand by Me,” died Thursday in New Jersey, said Randy Irwin, his booking agent. King had “coronary problems,” said Irwin, who did not elaborate. King was 76, according to his website.