It is being reported this morning that Enron founder and former CEO Ken Lay has died of a heart attack, suffered while at his vacation home in Colorodo. Thus far, the details are limited:
Lay, once a confidant of former President George H.W. Bush and dubbed “Kenny boy” by President George W. Bush, often appeared fatigued during the four-month trial, but there was no indication that he had suffered any adverse health effects.
“A coroner’s autopsy is pending. There will be no further information or press release from this office, until autopsy results are available later this week,” the county said in a statement.
My first reaction was, “heart attack? seriously?” – you must have done something remarkably awful in life to have people question whether or not you actually suffered a heart attack. Sounds terrible, but it’s true.
Read: CNET News.com