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Soul singer Amy Winehouse found dead in her London home

July 23, 2011 | 10:43 am

British police are confirming that Grammy Award-winning singer Amy Winehouse has been found dead at her home in the Camden Square district of London. According to the Guardian, Winehouse was discovered by emergency workers at 3:54 p.m. London time. The singer, who rose to prominence with a soulful voice and a defiantly reckless attitude, had struggled with substance abuse for most of her professional life.

-- Randall Roberts

Photo: British singer Amy Winehouse performs at the Brit Awards at Earls Court in London in February 2008. Credit: Alessia Pierdomenico / Reuters