Former NBA Star, Eddie Johnson Dies While Serving Life In Prison

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Atlanta Hawks All-Star, Eddie Johnson who was serving life for sexually molesting an eight-year- girl 2008 has lost life an undisclosed ailment.

The - NBA All-Star passed away October 26. A cause death was not disclosed, but passing was confirmed Tuesday by Rocker-Cusack Mortuary Leesburg, Florida.

Johnson was 53 when, according the Florida Department Corrections website, he received a mandatory life sentence 2008 after he was found guilty sexual an eight-year- girl.

Johnson was serving the life sentence at Santa Rosa Correctional Institution in Milton, Florida when an undisclosed illness led death.

The mortuary said Johnson will be at Weirsdale (Florida) Community Cemetery Saturday.