BREAKING: Rick Ross Hospitalized After Being Found ‘Unresponsive’
According to a Davie Police Department report obtained by PEOPLE and online publication The Blast, someone at the Miami mansion belonging to rapper and entrepreneur Rick Ross, (real name William Roberts), called 911 at 3:34 a.m. for emergency medical support — saying a person matching Ross’ description was “unresponsive,” “breathing heavy” and “slobbing out the mouth.”
When the male patient came out of his unresponsiveness, he was “combative” with medical crews, which prompted officers to be called to the scene.
Ross’ former girlfriend and mother of his child, William Roberts III, told PEOPLE, “Pray for him.”
TMZ also reported that the patient was transported to the hospital via ambulance and received respiratory treatment. A family member “strongly denied” the report of the hospitalization to the website, however TMZ has since updated to claim Ross is on an extracorporeal membrane oxygenation machine (ECMO) and may have suffered a heart attack.
A study published in the New England Journal of Medicine, African-Americans have a much higher incidence of heart failure than other races, and it develops at