Singer BIG MAMA THORNTON is no more with us.
The official has confirmed that Shonka Dukureh, 44, was found dead in her apartment on Thursday.
The Actress and singer died one month after the release of her latest film, Elvis.
She was found unconscious in her apartment in Nashville, where she lived with her two children, according to a Metro Nashville Police Department statement.
However, one of the children found her unconscious in her room and ran to the neighbor’s apartment. Then the neighbor called 911 to come.
Unfortunately, there is no sign of violence or something else due to her death. However, the police reported that the exact cause would be revealed Postpartum.
So it means that there are no updates regarding the cause of her death. It is still to be revealed soon.
Moreover, Shonka Dukureh is known for her performance in the biopic Elvis in the companionship with Austin Butler. Not only this, but she has also performed on stage with Doja Cat at Coachella this year.
In addition, she has also remained a second-grade teacher and has also worked with inner city youth through summer programs. The Actress revealed an inane interview last month.
So it means that she was a social worker as well in the past.
However, after watching Elvis, those students reached out to her because they felt proud of their teacher.
Anyways, there is an update regarding the cause of her death. If comes any, we will let you know through this space.