From 24/7 News Source:
(Los Angeles, CA) -- There are reports Oscar-nominated director John Singleton is dead after suffering a stroke more than a week ago. The 51-year-old "Boyz N the Hood" director checked himself into a Los Angeles hospital last week after having leg problems. He suffered the stroke while in the hospital. The stroke was first described as "mild," but it was soon revealed Singleton had slipped into a coma. Singleton was nominated for an Oscar for "Boyz N the Hood." His other films include "Poetic Justice," "2 Fast 2 Furious" and "Four Brothers."