Last updated on August 4th, 2023 at 05:37 pm
Angela Simmons's ex-fiance Sutton Tennyson shot and killed in Atlanta
A prime suspect in the murder of Sutton Tennyson, ex-fiance of reality TV star surrendered to the police on Wednesday. The 44-year old Michael Willaims turned himself him few days after the shooting. Following the surrender, he was charged with aggravated assault with a deadly weapon and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony in the shooting death of the 37-year old Tennyson. Williams did not make any statement to the reporter before he turned himself into the police. However, his attorney Jackie Patterson told that his client is a family man and is devasted by the incident.
"Growing Up Hip Hop" star Angela Simmons is mourning the death of her ex-fiance Sutton Tennyson, who was shot and killed on Saturday in the southwest of Atlanta, Georgia.
He was found dead inside the home's garage by Atlanta Police Department. According to police, authorities responded to the call of multiple shots fired in the neighbor Saturday afternoon and found a male with multiple gunshot wounds in the garage.
'Growing Up Hip Hop' star Angela Simmons and ex-fiance Sutton Tennyson
A preliminary investigation reported that Tennyson was seen arguing with another unidentified person in the driveway. And when their conversation escalated, the man shot him more than once. Further reports say, the suspect fled the scene in a car and his identity is still under investigation.
The 37-year old Sutton Tennyson was an American businessman, with multiple criminal records. For which, he was arrested several times.
Tennyson is the ex-fiance of Angela Simmons and the father of her 2-year old son, Sutton Tennyson Jr. "Growing Up Hip Hop" star Angela Simmons is the daughter of the famous rapper, Joseph "Rev Run" Ward Simmons of Run-D.M.C. She is also the niece of Russell Simmons, a record producer. Tennyson and Simmons got engaged in 2016. The couple had their first child together in September. Later in 2017, the couple split up.
Following her ex-fiance's death, Angela Simmons has paid a heartbreaking tribute to him through her Instagram account. She posted a picture of his ex-fiance holding their son and wrote a message,
"Thank you for leaving behind my greatest gift. I'm hurting. I'm numb. Thank you for the outpouring of love everyone. I can't believe I'm even saying Rest In Peace Sutton. I promise to hold SJ down in every way I promise "
In her another post, she shared a video of their son watching a video of his dad, and captioned it, "Reflecting. He keeps replaying it RIP Sutton."
However, Page Six has revealed the 31-years old Growing Up Hip Hop star was reportedly in a custody battle with her ex-fiance, and they appeared in Manhattan Family Court, four days before Tennyson was shot and killed.