Jerry Heller who is known for being the former manager of the legendary hip-hop group N.W.A. died today at the age of 75.
TMZ broke the story earlier this morning. It appears that Heller suffered a heart attack while he was driving and he crashed his car Friday afternoon. He was rushed to the hospital and he passed away around 7:30 am this morning.
TMZ also spoke to Jerry’s attorney Mickey Shapiro who says that Jerry had been suffering from severe stress over his portrayal in the N.W.A. biopic “Straight Outta Compton”. Shapiro believes that if that movie hadn’t come out Jerry would still be alive today.
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