Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in the last Elvis movie, is dead. She was only 44 years old. This is what the police in Nashville confirmed People.
The actress was found dead in her bedroom in her private apartment on Nashville’s Cowhway, which she shared with her two young children, according to a police press release.
One of the children found her in bed, where she did not respond. This led to their escape to a neighbor’s apartment, who called 911.
Moreover, in the press release, it appears that there is no doubt that anything criminal has happened, but the authorities are now awaiting the results of the autopsy report to confirm the cause of death.
My sincere condolences to the Shunka Dokore family. Nashville Mayor John Cooper said in a statement Fox 17.
Her strong voice and artistry will continue through her music, and we honor her memory on this sad day, continued.
Ducouret was a well-known Nashville-area gospel singer. She had a promising future ahead, and her acting career was just beginning.
The Elvis actress was also passionate about art, and her biggest wish was first and foremost to become a teacher, the news agency wrote. WPLN.
In a previous interview with shadow and work Doucouré has opened up about making his dreams come true, not only on the big screen, but also on stage.
– It was great, and I’m looking forward to doing it all again. It was just a dream. “I didn’t even know it was a dream for me until I actually arrived and experienced everything, but it was really the opportunity of a lifetime,” she said.
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