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Shonka Dukureh Death | Shonka Dukureh Death Update


Shonka Dukureh Death

Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in the Elvis Presley movie this year, was discovered dead on Thursday in a bedroom at her Nashville home, according to authorities. She was 44.

No evidence of wrongdoing, according to Nashville police. The medical examiner's autopsy results have not yet been released.

Shonka Dukureh Death Update

Dukureh, a Nashville vocalist and graduate of Fisk University, resided in the flat with her two young children, according to the police. After seeing her unresponsive, one of the kids ran to a neighbor's apartment and dialed 911 just before 9:30 a.m., according to the police.