Billie Mayz, Billy Maze, Willie Mays: The Death of a Television Salesman
Yesterday, the legendary Billy Maze or Willie Mays was found dead in his home in Tampa, Florida.
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He was a legendary television personality in American advertisement and will be remembered for promoting cleaning and household products. His eye-catching beard and charismatic sales pitches turned him into a recognized television presence. ( Before he was hired on the Home Shopping Network he travelled across the United States for 12 years as a sales-person. )
Americans are grieving. First Farrah Fawcett, then Michael Jackson and now Billy Mays. According to the Tampa Police Department he was found dead by his wife in his home on Sunday morning at 7:45.
Police says, there were no signs of a break and enter or other marks of intrusion. The autopsy will be conducted today, Monday 29th.
The press-conference with the police can be seen here: