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A.J. Jewell Dead: Ex-Fiance Of Atlanta 'Housewife' Kandi Burruss, Dies After Club Brawl

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UPDATE: An arrest has been made. Fredrick Richardson has been charged with voluntary manslaughter.

The ex-fiance of Kandi Burruss, who stars on "Real Housewives of Atlanta," died Friday night after a brawl erupted at a club in Atlanta.

Police say Ashley "A.J." Jewell suffered severe head injuries during a fight at the strip club Body Tap, was rushed to Piedmont Hospital, and later died, according to

As of Saturday morning police had no suspects in custody, but there is a person of interest.

Another report says the fight erupted in a parking lot and that Kandi is "stunned and speechless" at the news of his death.

Kandi is the new 'Housewife' on season 2 of the show, now airing on Bravo. On the show, filmed months ago, she and A.J. are happily engaged and seen planning a wedding, despite her mother's objections to A.J. already having six children by multiple women.

Kandi, a single mother of one, has never been married. She is a Grammy-winner now working on launching a solo career.

In the wee hours Saturday morning Kandi tweeted:

- im bout 2 giv my swollen eyes sum rest now. i just wanted to say thanks 2 every1 for their prayers. i gotta get up & go 2 my uncle's funeral

- I could never n a million years imagine this happening. please pray for AJ's children. that's who im the most concerned 4

- im just in one of those moods where i dont wanna talk, i dont wanna b held & told its gonna b ok. i just wanna cry myself 2 sleep, alone

It is unclear when the two split up.

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