Rapper Earl Hayes, VH1 star Stephanie Moseley found dead in apparent murder-suicide

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Rapper Earl Hayes and his wife, VH1 star Stephanie Elyse Moseley, were found dead inside a Los Angeles apartment in an apparent murder-suicide, authorities said.

According to KTLA, a SWAT team responded to the apartment complex Monday morning after someone heard multiple gunshots and a woman screaming, according to police. When police tried to enter the door to a back bedroom, they heard two more gunshots.

Police found Hayes, 34, and Moseley, 30, inside the room. The initial investigation indicated that Hayes fatally shot Moseley before taking is own life.

Hayes, a rapper, was an associate of professional boxer Floyd Mayweather Jr.  Moseley was a dancer and actress in the cast of the VH1 drama series “Hit the Floor” about NBA cheerleaders.

In a statement, the network said it was “incredibly saddened to hear the news” of Moseley’s death.

Family members and friends said the married couple had been having problems.

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