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Police say the 28-year-old shot and killed 24-year-old Mario Hamilton, known as rapper Slim Dunkin, on Dec. 16 at an Atlanta recording studio.

Detective David Quinn said police still need more information in the case. He said Mr. Hardimon’s attorney called police and said his client wanted to surrender.

Coroner: Rapper Heavy D died of natural causes

The Los Angeles coroner’s office says Jamaican-born rapper Heavy D died of natural causes, the Associated Press reports.

The self-proclaimed “overweight lover” of hip-hop, who became one of rap’s top hit makers with a combination of humor and positivity, collapsed outside his Beverly Hills home on Nov. 8. The 44-year-old rapper, whose real name was Dwight Errington, died later at a hospital.

Coroner’s office spokesman Craig Harvey said Tuesday that weight and a transcontinental jet flight were contributing factors.

The cause of death was pulmonary embolism and deep leg vein thrombosis. He also had arteriosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

Heavy D became one of the genre’s most integral stars in the late 1980s and early 1990s. His hit “The Overweight Lover’s in the House” played up his hefty frame.

Divorce officially ends Gibson’s 31-year marriage

Actor and director Mel Gibson has been officially divorced from his estranged wife Robyn Moore after a 31-year marriage, court records showed.

According to Agence France-Presse, a judge made the divorce official on Friday without revealing publicly the terms of the settlement with the troubled Oscar winner, who is believed to be worth some $900 million.

The couple separated in 2006, shortly after Mr. Gibson was arrested for drunken driving and made an anti-Semitic tirade at police on the scene that triggered a major scandal around the world.

Mr. Gibson, who won academy awards for best director and best picture for “Braveheart,” had six sons and one daughter with Ms. Moore since they married in 1980.

He also has a 2-year-old daughter, Lucia, from his relationship with Russian pianist Oksana Grigorieva.

In August, the 55-year-old star struck a deal with Ms. Grigorieva for joint custody of the girl.

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