Summary: Mexican matador who was known as King David to his fans, who rose to the top of his profession despite physical and mental ailments that dogged him for years, whose ability to communicate passionate involvement in what he was doing made him a leading star in the sport.
Cause of Death: Apparent suicide by self-inflicted gunshot wound
Born: October 3, 1955
Died: November 12, 2003
Location: Salamanca, Mexico