DEATH -DEAD / OBITUARIES : Michael Tyson has died, according to a statement posted online on April. 6, 2020.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media.
The first person held in Rikers to die of COVID-19, Michael Tyson passed away on Sunday. He was 53 years old.
Tyson had been held in Rikers for a month, despite that he posed no danger to public safety: He was being held solely on a parole violation, not a crime.
Cause of Death.