AJ’s death shocks Friends & FamilyIt’s official! The Fulton County Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office has officially ruled Ashley “AJ” Jewell’s death a homicide, according to TMZ.com.
Cause Of Death: Physical altercation resulting in sickle cell trait related exertional collapse.” Contributing factors are listed as, “intestinal myocardial fidrosis, and an enlarged heart”
I don’t know what that means but I have asked a few friends and they said this is similar to when a football player with an undiagnosed enlarged heart drops dead on a football field.
So it’s my guess that because he had pre existing conditions (sickle cell and an enlarged heart. That is what caused his sudden heart failier.
Jewell died at the hospital a few hours after he had an altercation with Frederick Richardson, Co-manager of an Atlanta Strip Club The Body Tap.
Richardson was arrested a few days later after AJ’s death and is currently free on bond.
AJ was on the hit reality show The Real Housewives Of Atlanta. He was engaged to cast member Kandi Burruss but the couple ended their engagement in August.