Larry King's wife recovering after apparent drug overdose last month
According to Larry King’s spokesman, Shawn King is recuperating from an apparent prescription drug overdose on May 28 at her Utah home, reports the AP. Emergency medical workers responded to a 911 call placed by Shawn’s father, Karl Engemann, who informed the dispatcher that his 50-year-old daughter—the seventh wife of the CNN talk show host— was breathing but not responsive when he tried to wake her. Engemann indicated that she might have taken too much anxiety or depression medication. The Kings filed for divorce in April, but reconciled last month.
UPDATE: People reports that police say King’s wife might have attempted suicide, and found notes that seemed to point to the fact that she “might hurt herself, such as that she wished to be buried in Utah.”