TV pitchman Billy Mays found dead at Florida home
By MITCH STACY Associated Press Writer © 2009 The Associated Press
June 28, 2009, 1:11PM
http://www.chron.com/disp/story.mpl/...l/6501567.htmlTAMPA, Fla. — Billy Mays, the burly, bearded television pitchman whose boisterous hawking of products such as Orange Glo and OxiClean made him a pop-culture icon, has died. He was 50.
Tampa police said Mays was found unresponsive by his wife Sunday morning. A fire rescue crew pronounced him dead at 7:45 a.m.