Body Tap Club of Atlanta, owed by AJ Jewell, is where Jewell died Friday. Body Tap Club of Atlanta (myspace below) was opened by Ashley Jewell (aka AJ Jewell) is spring 2008. Last night in its parking lot, Jewell was killed.
Jewell was known to tv audiences as the once fiance to Kandi Burruss on Real Housewives of Atlanta. Jewell and Burruss would split in August 2009.
Jewell suffered massive head injuries inside Body Tap’s parking lot Friday and thereafter died at a local area hospital.
Body Tap says of the following of its establishment on myspace:
WE ARE NOW OPEN FOR BUSINESS!! WE ARE HIRING MONDAY-FRIDAY 6PM-9PM WE WILL OPEN WEDNESDAY,MARCH 12,2008 @ 8PM FOR SOFT OPENING AND HAVE A GRAND OPENING COMING SOON!! WE ARE NOW UNDER NEW MANAGEMENT!!! AND HIRING ALL POSITIONS!!! The NEW WORLD FAMOUS BODY TAP Exclusive is the hottest … entertainment club in the ATL. Featuring the [hottest] ladies from all over. No club in the ATL does it like the BODY TAP featuring a 2 level establishment with 2 full service bars upstairs and downstairs, 4 VIP suites with Italian leather and 8 plasma screen TV’s to cater your bachelor party/birthday party/or VIP needs.
The myspace page then lists celebrities who have attended the establishment:
WE HAVE HAD MANY STARS COME THRU THE TAP…FOR EXAMPLE: P.DIDDY,NELLY,J.D.,D.J. UNK,TITI BOY,OWEE,ANDRE 3000,BABY D,ICE-CUBE,W-C,YOUNG COMPONE,STAY FRESH,LITTLE JOHN,DAZ DILLINGER,TOO-SHORT,DJ DRAMA,DJ TOOMP, DJ NABS,DABRAT,USHER,YOUNG JEZZY,T.I.,YOUNG DRO,THE WHOLE GRAND HUSTLE FAMILY,NE-YO,YOUNG JOCK,GUCCI MAN,JIM JONES,CASSIDY,BIG BOI,YOUNG SEAN,TRINA,HENRY WELCH,TRICK DADDY,MONICA,RICK ROSS,DJ JELLY,VOO-DOO,REAL & THE WHOLE OOMP CAMP FAMILY,SHAQ,A.I.,LEBRON JAMES,PAC MAN JONES,C.WOODSON,PLUS MANY, MANY MORE….
As to the parking lot, Body Tap lists it as secured:
WITH FREE PARKING AND VALET SECURED PARKING AVAILABLE AND A FULL SERVICE KITCHEN SERVING
Atlanta Police Lt. Keith Meadows told press,
“It appears he was involved in an altercation in the parking lot and he received a severe blow to the head. We have developed a person of interest and we’ve made contact with him to question him about the incident. No arrests have yet been made in the case.”
Burruss thanked fans for their support.
“im bout 2 giv my swollen eyes sum rest now. i just wanted to say thanks 2 every1 for their prayers.”
Kim Zolciak has reacted as the following:
“I adored A.J. [and] he will definitely be missed. I’ll be there for my dear friend Kandi. I can’t imagine the loss they’re feeling.”
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