Troubled Boxer Johnny Tapia Found Dead in his Albuquerque Home at the age of 45

Five-time world boxing champion Johnny Tapia was found dead in his Albuquerque, New Mexico, home at the age of 45, officials said on Monday. Tapia, who was as renowned for his cocaine use and traumatic childhood as he was for his boxing talent, was found dead late Sunday night, police said. The cause of death was not yet known. A toxicology report should reveal more, no fowl play is suspected.

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