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Angela ‘Angie’ Kukawski: Kim Kardashian’s business manager is killed in Los Angeles

Famous business manager Angela “Angie” Kukawski, who counted celebrities such as the Kardashians and Nicki Minaj among her clients, was found dead in the trunk of her car, according to reports.

Los Angeles police said Wednesday they arrested her boyfriend Jason Barker for murdering her.

“Kukawski’s boyfriend, Jason Barker, 49, was arrested on suspicion of murder. He has been incarcerated in Van Nuys Jail and since his arrest, the Los Angeles County District Attorney’s Office has filed murder charges against Barker,” a statement from the Los Angeles Police Department read.

Kukawaski was reported missing on December 22.

Her body was found in the trunk of her car the next day parked at the 1500 block of Patricia Avenue in Simi Valley, the statement added.

Detectives investigating the homicide claimed Mr Barker allegedly killed Kukawski inside their Sherman Oaks residence, placed her in his vehicle and drove to Simi Valley.

The Kardashians released a statement in which they said Kukawski will “be greatly missed.”

“Angela was truly the best. She cared about each of us and made impossible things happen. We will miss her dearly and send our sincere condolences to her family and loved ones during this most difficult time, ”said the Kardashian-Jenner family, as quoted by the People magazine.

Minaj also took to social media to express her condolences over the death of her former manager.

“The hardest working, most reliable and sweetest person you will ever know. You didn’t deserve this, Angela. My heart breaks for your children. Rest in peace,” Ms Minaj said on Instagram.