What was the cause of Shonka Dukureh ?
Officials reported that Shonka Dukureh, who was most known for her role as Big Mama Thornton in the movie ‘Elvis‘ had died at 44.
According to the Metro Nashville Police Department, Dukureh discovered dead in her Nashville apartment where she resided with her children.
One of her children ran to neighbor when they found their mom unconscious in her bedroom. Understanding the importance of situation neighbor immediately contacted the 911.
Officials have not suspected any foul play for now, but an autopsy will be undertaken to ascertain the cause of her death. Police claimed they are confident that her death is natural. Further details of her death will be disclosed after autopsy.
Dukureh is well recognised for her appearance with Austin Butler in the Elvis movie. Doja Cat also saw Dukureh play onstage at Coachella this summer to work on the tune Vegas for Elvis’ soundtrack.
About Shonka Dukureh?
Born in Charlotte, North Carolina on September 3, 1977, Shonka Dukureh is an American artist best known for her work in the Hollywood entertainment industry.
A talented singer and actress, Dukureh has appeared in a number of English-language movies over the course of her career.
Perhaps her most famous role to date is that of Big Mama Thornton in the movie ‘Elvis’. In addition to her work in film, Dukureh is also recognized as one of the best gospel singers in the country.
Her passion for music started at a young age, singing in her church choir. Eventually, she made the transition from gospel singer to actress, embarking on a successful career in Hollywood. Thanks to her natural talent and versatility, Dukureh has enjoyed a long and successful career in the entertainment industry.
This is a developing story we will update this article when more information is available. For now our thoughts are with his family and friends during this difficult time.