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Former Kanye West, Nicki Minaj Manager Found Dead In Car

By Rock The Bells Staff

Business manager Angie Kukawski is dead in an apparent homicide. The Los Angeles Police Department confirmed Kukawski’s death in a statement shared on social media. She had been reported missing on Dec. 22 from Sherman Oaks neighborhood of L.A., and the following day she was discovered dead in her car nearly 30 miles away in Simi Valley.

Los Angeles Police Department officials arrested Jason Barker, 49, on December 23 on suspicion of murder. Detectives said Barker allegedly killed Kukawski in their Sherman Oaks, Calif., residence and then placed her body in her vehicle.

According to Variety, the 55 year old Kukawski worked at Boulevard Management and handled high-profile clients, including the Kardashians, Kanye West and Nicki Minaj.

“At about 2 a.m. on December 23, LAPD investigators contacted Simi Valley Police and said they were coming into our jurisdiction on this investigation that was initially characterized as missing person investigation,” Simi Valley Police spokesman Officer C.Nicholson said. “About an hour later, LAPD recontacted Simi Police and said they located the missing person, but unfortunately she was deceased in the car.” 

LAPD arrested Barker at the family member’s apartment without any incident, Nicholson said.