Rapper J $tash reportedly killed a woman in front of her three kids before killing himself with a gun, People reported.
J $tash, whose real name was Justin Joseph, died in Temple City, Calif., on Saturday. He was 28.
As stated by the Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department, cops heard a report of domestic violence at about 7:14 a.m. on New Year’s Day.
Deputies discovered the bodies of Jeanette Gallegos, 27, and Joseph at the scene.
$tash had a disagreement with Gallegos and he led her into the master bedroom, where he locked the door and their bodies were found in the room.
“The female victim sustained multiple gunshot wounds, while the male victim sustained an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound,” deputies noted, as stated by People.
“Right now, the evidence at the scene and the preliminary information we have from the children in the home is that it’s a murder-suicide,”
Lt. Derrick Alfred told KTLA on Jan. 1 of the incident.
The three children’s age ranged from 5 to 11 and were not injured. At the time authorities arrived at the home, the children were separated and sent to live with relation.
The Associated Press announced that one of the kids called their grandmother, who told them to call 911. Nevertheless, it’s still unknown if the call was made before or after Gallegos was murdered
Joseph had been dating the mom for approximately a year prior to their deaths.
Gallegos’ family commenced a GoFundMe page to raise money for her burial and indicated their grief over the situation.
The page was started by Erika Chavez, Gallegos’ sister who wrote:
“With a heavy heart my sister passed away Jan 1, 2022. A tragic and unexpected loss for my family & nephews God has gained another angel.”
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“In Loving Memory of my sister Jeanette Gallegos. Daughter, Sister, aunt and mother above all. With a heavy heart my sister passed away Jan 1, 2022 . A tragic and unexpected loss for my family & nephews God has gained another angel My sister was full of life, she was the sweetest most caring person, always there for everyone who needed her. Her favorite quote “live today because tomorrow is not promised” My sister leaves behind 3 beautiful boys who will have to continue living life with what’s left, the memories created with their mommy Anything helps even just sharing this post. The donations will be used for my sister’s funeral expenses. Thank you in advanced in this hard time for my family Rest in Paradise Jeanette Fly high my beautiful Angel”
J $tash reportedly killed his girlfriend Jeanette Gallegos, whom he had been dating for a year, before turning the gun on himself.
David M. BenettThe post resumed,
“My sister was full of life, she was the sweetest most caring person, always there for everyone who needed her. Her favorite quote ‘live today because tomorrow is not promised.’
“My sister leaves behind three beautiful boys who will have to continue living life with what’s left, the memories created with their mommy,”
A police inquiry is in progress.