UPDATE: According to the Atlanta Constitution Journal, Fredrick Richardson, an employee at the club, has been charged with voluntary manslaughter. Richardson was also hospitalized due to injuries sustained in the fight and is at Grady Memorial Hospital, but will be jailed once released by medical staff, the paper reported.Atlanta police spokesman, Officer James Polite, said detectives were still “trying to figure out [what happened]. We had a pretty good number of witnesses that are being cooperative.”
But the cause of the fight was still not known Saturday.
Burruss was flooded with condolences Saturday on her social networking pages on Twitter.com and MySpace.com.
She thanked friends for their condolences and asked for prayers for Jewell’s six children.
She also asked to be left alone: “im just in one of those moods where i dont wanna talk, i dont wanna b held & told its gonna b ok. i just wanna cry myself 2 sleep, alone,” she wrote on a Twitter.com post.
Kim Zolciak, a fellow “Housewives” castmate, said in a phone interview from California Saturday morning how “disgusted” she was that someone could take a life like this.
UPDATE: Burruss’ publicist, Lisa Nelson, confirmed to WSBTV.com reporter Brian Johnson that the incident has left the Atlanta “housewife” stunned and speechless. Nelson, who represented Burruss during the taping of the show, said the family is asking for privacy during this very difficult time.
The ex-fiance of Kandi Burruss — who stars on “Real Housewives of Atlanta” — died tonight after a brawl erupted at a club in Atlanta.
Cops say A.J. Jewell suffered severe head injuries during the fight at Body Tap and was rushed to Piedmont Hospital, where he later died … this according to Fox5 in Atlanta.
Cops currently have no suspects in custody.
Kandi recently told essence.com that the two were on a haitus and recently gained custody of AJ’s twins.
Take a look at Kandi: