Los Angeles: Stephanie Moseley, a star of NBA cheerleading drama ‘Hit the Floor’ and her husband rapper Earl Hayes died Monday in a suspected murder-suicide, police confirmed.
Local police responded early morning to reports of shots being fired in Park La Brea, and found Moseley, 30, and Hayes, 34, in their apartment, both with gunshot wounds.
Both were pronounced dead at the scene.
According to police, the initial investigation suggested Hayes shot Moseley to death and then took his own life, reports people.com.
"We are incredibly saddened to hear the news of the passing of Stephanie Moseley. VH1 and the entire 'Hit the Floor' family send our thoughts and condolences to her family and friends at this difficult time," VH1 said in a statement.
Friends of the couple told a local TV station that they had been having problems.
"No situation's perfect. Stephanie was an absolute angel. She really was... She's connected so many people. She's just loved. She will never, ever, ever, ever be forgotten," said Eva Marcille Pigford, a friend and fellow model.
Moseley was born in Vancouver and drew acclaim as a dancer from a young age, according to the biography on her website. In her early 20s, she joined Britney Spears's dance crew and toured with her in the US. She also danced on a Janet Jackson tour.