BY qazi furooz

Shonka Dukureh Cause of Death Revealed

Shonka Dukureh Cause of Death Revealed

The Elvis Presley biopic star Shonka Dukureh was recently found dead in her apartment in Nashville.. 

She played the role of Big Mama Thornton alongside Austin Bieber in the musical film released this June.

Her cause of death was revealed to be hypertension and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease.

She was found unconscious by one of her young children who ran to a neighbour’s  for help.

The neighbour immediately called 911 and as per the reports, no foul play was suspected about the tragic incident.

The Mayor of Nashville, John Cooper, also paid his condolences to the deceased’s family.

He also remarked in an official statement that, 

-John Cooper


Her powerful voice and artistry will live on through her music, and we honour her memory on this sad day.