The boyfriend of celeb enterprise supervisor Angela Kukawski has been arrested on suspicion of homicide and torture after her physique was present in a automobile final week.
Jason Barker, 49, was taken into custody on December 23 at a house on the 1500 block of Patricia Avenue in Simi Valley. He was booked into Van Nuys Jail.
Barker allegedly killed 55-year-old Kukawski inside their Sherman Oaks house and positioned her physique in a automobile. He drove to Simi Valley, the place investigators say Barker has a relative. Kukawski was reported lacking on December 22.
“At about 2 a.m. on December 23, LAPD investigators contacted Simi Valley Police and said they were coming into our jurisdiction on this investigation that was initially characterized as missing person investigation,” Simi Valley Police spokesman Officer C.Nicholson mentioned.
Shortly after contacting Simi Police, the LAPD alerted the division that that they had positioned the lacking individual deceased inside a automobile. Barker was taken into custody at his relative’s house with out incident.
NBC Los Angeles stories that Kukawski’s reason behind demise was listed as “sharp and blunt force injuries to the head and neck, and strangulation,” in keeping with the Ventura County Medical Examiner’s Workplace. It’s believed that Barker killed Kukawski “on or between” December 21 and 22. He used a knife and a gun to kill her.
The mom of 5 labored for Boulevard Administration. She labored with a number of high-profile purchasers, together with Nicki Minaj, the Kardashians, and Kanye West.
“Angela was truly the best. She cared about every one of us and made things happen that were impossible,” the Kardashians instructed The New York Submit. “She will be greatly missed, and we send our sincere condolences to her family and loved ones during this most difficult time.”