The Los Angeles Police Department yesterday confirmed the deaths of rapper Earl Hayes and his wife Stephanie Moseley in what authorities described as an "apparent murder-suicide."
Hayes had previously been signed on to Floyd Mayweather Jr's record label, and a shocking report today has revealed that the boxing champion was reportedly on a video call with Hayes as the rapper allegedly took his, and his wife's life.
TMZ, citing sources close to the situation, reported that Mayweather received a call on FaceTime from Hayes who was threatening to kill his wife due to concerns over infidelity.
The same account explains that Mayweather attempted to plead with his friend, urging him not to carry out his threat , but that his words fell on deaf ears.
"According to our Floyd sources, Earl said he was going to kill his wife. The champ was pleading with him to get a grip ... to no avail.
"Floyd will not say how much he saw, but he acknowledges he was a witness and heard everything."
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Unsurprisingly it appears that Mayweather was very shook up by the events having effectively been a witness to the murder/suicide.
The boxing champ himself is yet to comment on the incident but he and Hayes are known to have been friends with the latter a member of "The Money Team.'
Hayes' wife, Stephanie Moseley, was a star of US show 'Hit The Floor' which aired on VH1. She was just 30-years-old.
The LAPD are continuing the investigation and have yet to respond to the reports suggesting Floyd Mayweather bore witness to the tragic events.
"The initial investigation revealed that 34-year-old Earl Warren Hayes shot his wife, 30-year-old Stephanie Elyse Moseley to death and then took his own life." they explained in an official statement Monday.
“The Los Angeles Fire Department paramedics responded to the scene and pronounced both Mr. Hayes and Ms. Moseley dead at the scene.”
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