Dexter Scott King, Son of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., Passes Away at 62
Dexter Scott King, the youngest son of Martin Luther King Jr. and Coretta Scott King, has died after a long battle with cancer. He was 62.
“He transitioned peacefully in his sleep at home with me in Malibu,” his wife, Leah Weber King, said. “He gave it everything and battled this terrible disease until the end. As with all the challenges in his life, he faced this hurdle with bravery and might.”