Scott County Coroner Scott Amick told The Associated Press that Boyd, 42, died at about 6 p.m. Sunday at his mother's house in Sikeston. We're told he had a known a health condition related to his heart.
Boyd won NBC's "America's Got Talent" and its $1 million prize in 2008.
He went on to record his first album My American Dream after winning the show.
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"You can kind of attribute that to the fact that Neal was a pretty overweight individual and when you are that overweight, that is a challenge to your heart, but his death was attributed mainly to his heart problems", the spokesperson added. He also ran for a seat in the Southeast Missouri House of Representatives, though he was not victorious in 2012 or in the general election in 2014. Just be grateful that you survived. "When God's given you the time to rebuild your spirit and rebuild your body", the singer said.