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Park La Brea Murder-Suicide Victims Identified As Chris Brown Back-Up Dancer And Rapper

Earl Hayes and Stephanie Moseley (Photos via Instagram)
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Police have identified the two victims of an apparent murder-suicide this morning as rapper Earl Hayes and dancer and actress Stephanie Moseley. Hayes' self-described life coach and friend Burrel Wilks identified the pair, KTLA reports. Wilks said that Moseley and Hayes had been in a long-term relationship, but were currently going through a breakup. Police believe Hayes first fatally shot Moseley before turning the gun on himself, City News Service reports.

Moseley was an actress and dancer who appeared on VH1's Hit the Floor and had danced with Chris Brown and Britney Spears in the past, TMZ reports. Hayes was a rapper and part of boxer Floyd Mayweather's entourage. TMZ also reports that sources close to the victims told them that Hayes had previously accused Moseley of cheating on him with a well-known singer.

The shooting occurred this morning around 7:30 a.m. at The Palazzo East at Park La Brea on Hauser Boulevard. Witnesses heard a woman scream followed by ten gunshots. A SWAT team discovered the bodies after being called to the barricaded apartment around 9 a.m.

Chris Brown Instagrammed a photo with Moseley in which he expresses his condolences.

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If someone you know exhibits warning signs of suicide: do not leave the person alone, remove any firearms, alcohol, drugs or sharp objects that could be used in a suicide attempt, and call the U.S. National Suicide Prevention Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) or take the person to an emergency room or seek help from a medical or mental health professional.