West News Wire: Shonka Dukureh, who played Big Mama Thornton in the Elvis Presley movie this year, was discovered dead on Thursday in a bedroom at her Nashville home, according to authorities. She was 44.

No evidence of wrongdoing, according to Nashville police. The medical examiner’s autopsy results have not yet been released.

Dukureh, a Nashville vocalist and graduate of Fisk University, resided in the flat with her two young children, according to the police. After seeing her unresponsive, one of the kids ran to a neighbor’s apartment and dialed 911 just before 9:30 a.m., according to the police.

The actress, who performed alongside Doja Cat at Coachella this year, graduated from Trevecca Nazarene with a degree in education and held a theatrical degree from Fisk University, according to WPLN-FM.

In an interview with the station last month, Dukureh said she taught second grade for a while and then worked with inner city youth through after-school and summer programs.

She said those students reached out after seeing her in “Elvis.”

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