Elvis star Shonka Dukureh passes away at the age of 44… after being found unresponsive at her Nashville apartment by one of her children
Actress Shonka Dukureh has passed away at the age of 44.
The Elvis star and blues signer was found dead at her Nashville apartment on Thursday, as reported by TMZ.
She was discovered by one of her young children, who found her unresponsive and ran to a neighbor’s home to get help.
Sad news: Actress Shonka Dukureh has passed away at the age of 44
The neighbor then called 911 at 9:27 a.m., police said. Currently, they do not suspect any foul play in the actress’ death.
Investigators are currently awaiting the results of an autopsy, before they can determine a cause of death.
Aside from here recent role in Elvis as Big Mama Thornton, she also starred in Doja Cat’s Vegas music video, where she also played Big Mama Thornton.