Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant's wife, Jacqueline

Update: Suspect arrested in fatal shooting of music icon Clarence Avant's wife, Jacqueline



A suspect has been arrested in the Beverly Hills for the killing of philanthropist Jacqueline Avant, the wife of music legend Clarence Avant, police announced Thursday December 2.



Police identified the suspect as a Los Angeles resident, 29-year-old Aariel Maynor, who officials said was on parole and had an extensive criminal record. The suspect was arrested a short time after the shooting, during a second apparent burglary in the Hollywood Hills, according to police.







Officers first responded to a report of a shooting at the Avant home in the upscale Trousdale Estates neighborhood around 2:23 a.m. Wednesday in the 1100 block of Maytor Place.



They arrived to find 81-year-old Jacqueline Avant suffering from a gunshot wound. She was taken to a local hospital, where she was later pronounced dead, according to the Beverly Hills Police Department.Latest Post
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