VH1 Star Stephanie Moseley & Rapper Husband Earl Hayes Found Dead

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Stephanie Mosley Performs during the filming of a music video for Ne-Yo's song 'Closer' at the Santa Clarita Studios on April 10, 2008 in Santa Clarita, California.

Police tell TMZ Hayes fatally shot Moseley before killing himself.

Actress and dancer Stephanie Moseley was found dead alongside her husband, rapper and actor Earl Hayes, according to TMZ.

Police tell TMZ that Hayes shot and killed Moseley and then turned around and killed himself on Monday morning (Dec. 8). The shooting reportedly took place at the Palazzo East apartment in the 6000 block of West Third Street in Los Angeles' Fairfax District, according to KTLA 5.

Hayes was associated with Floyd Mayweather, and appears on the boxer's 2013 documentary 30 Days in May. According to Hayes' friend, the couple was in the midst of breaking up. Sources tell TMZ that Hayes had accused Moseley of cheating on him with a "famous singer." Reports are now emerging that the boxer witnessed the bloody incident.
Moseley acted in films including The Twilight Saga: Breaking Dawn (Part 1) and Sparkle, and most recently appeared on the VH1 TV series Hit the Floor. She's also worked as a backup dancer to a handful of notable artists, including Beyoncé ("Run the World (Girls)"), Jennifer Lopez, Eve, Chris Brown, Mariah Carey, Rihanna, Usher, Britney Spears and more. Chris Brown's ex-girlfriend, Karrueche Tran, took to Twitter to share her grief.

Update: L.A. County coroner's assistant chief Ed Winter confirmed with PEOPLE that Hayed did indeed "shot her and then himself" and that Moseley "had multiple gunshot wounds." Autopsies have been tentatively schedueld for Wednesday, Dec. 10. A toxicology screening will more than likely be conducted as well, but it's at the discretion of the medical examiner performing the autopsy.


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