John Singleton to Be Taken Off Life Support by Family Monday

The director of "Boyz in the Hood," ''Poetic Justice" and other films has been in intensive care in a Los Angeles hospital.

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Update: John Singleton, maker of ‘Boyz N the Hood,’ dies at 51 NEW YORK (AP) — The family for John Singleton says the Oscar-nominated filmmaker will be taken off life support Monday after suffering a stroke almost two weeks ago. In a statement Monday, Singleton’s family said it was “an agonizing decision, one that our family made over a number of days with the careful counsel of John’s doctors.” Reports earlier in the day had…

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