The body of 34-year-old rapper Martell Derouen, stage name Kardone, was found Tuesday with gunshot wounds in his apartment in La Cantera Parkway, Texas. A caller reported to the police that he had not heard from Derouen for several days. The officers then gained access to the apartment of the rapper, who, according to local media, is a cousin of pop icon Beyoncé. Derouen was signed to “The Orchard”, a Sony Music label, and was considered an aspiring musician.
The 21-year-old Sasha Skare, who works in the local music scene, is considered a suspect, like «San Antonio Express-News»Citing police sources writes. She released a Kardone single last April. Skare was previously charged with grievous bodily harm with a lethal weapon. The indictment came after a man was shot dead and another seriously injured in 2019.
Relatives and friends mourn the deceased 34-year-old on social media. “He was a caring and loving person who liked to help other people,” writes his wife Joja. “There is no way to replace him, but please help us to find this woman,” she says of the suspect. “She is dangerous and I think she will kill again.”