Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music icon Clarence Avant, was allegedly shot and died in a terrible heist at their Beverly Hills home, according to reports.
Jacqueline died at the age of 81, having reached the end of her life.
According to TMZ, the house invasion occurred in the Trousdale Estates section of Beverly Hills, which is a high-end neighbourhood.
According to the publication, police responded to a home invasion call at 2.30 a.m. on Tuesday night, during which the caller informed the dispatcher that someone had been shot.
By the time police got on the scene, Jacquline had supposedly been transported to a nearby medical facility. TMZ said that a source close to the family stated that Clarence was at home at the time of the event.
At this moment, it is unclear if he was injured.
Clarence, who will be inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2021, is the focus of “The Black Godfather,” a Netflix original documentary on the life of the late Clarence Carter.
It follows Clarence’s life from his association with Louis Armstrong’s long-time manager Joe Glaser through his links to Al Capone, who was instrumental in launching Clarence’s professional and personal life.
In addition to producing the documentary, his daughter, Nicole Avant, is married to Ted Sarandos, the CEO of the streaming service Netflix.
- Clarence Avant With Wife Jacqueline: GETTY IMAGES