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Report: Metro Boomin’s mother killed by husband in murder-suicide

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In a horrific tragedy, Metro Boomin‘s mother was reportedly killed by her husband in a murder-suicide.

On Friday night the producer’s mother, Leslie Joanne Wayne, was killed by her husband — not Metro’s biological father — who died by suicide after, according to TMZ. The outlet also reported that Metro received the news over the weekend, when his mother’s body was discovered by police outside of the Atlanta area, according to law enforcement sources.

Reps for the Metro confirmed Wayne’s death to TMZ and shared that the family is requesting privacy during this difficult time. An autopsy is currently underway to determine the exact cause of death.

Metro Boomin has produced some of the biggest hits for artists like FutureKanye WestTravis ScottMigosDrake, and more.

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