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Jacqueline Avant, wife of music executive Clarence Avant was shot and killed in home robbery In Beverly Hills, California from yesterday according to my local today's newspaper (The Tribune). She was 81 years old. The suspect or suspects is in custody and investigations is still ongoing according to Inside Edition. 

http://www.tribune242.com/news/2021/dec/02/mother-former-us-ambassador-shot-dead-beverley-hil/

 

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Former mayor of Toronto and previously North York mayor Mel Lastman passed away today (December 11th) at the age of 88.

Mel Lastman was the mayor of North York from 1973 to 1997 which was a suburb of Toronto before amalgamation. Running to be Toronto mayor from 1998 to 2003. 

Mel was one who called in the military during the January 1999 snow blizzard and one of the major people who pushed for the Sheppard subway line to be built. 

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Demaryius Thomas, NFL Player wide receiver player for ten seasons, primarily with the Denver Broncos has passed away on December 9, 2021 due to health problems following a car crash in 2019, and police said that his death was attributed to a "medical issue".

 He was 33 years old. 

Bipin Rawat

First Chief of Defence Staff of India has passed away on December 8, 2021 due to the aircraft what was crashed near a residential colony of private tea estate employees on the outskirts of the hamlet of Nanjappachatiram, Bandishola panchayat, in the Katteri-Nanchappanchathram area of Coonoor taluk, Nilgiris district. The crash site was 10 km from the flight's intended destination. Rawat's death – and those of his wife and 11 others – was later confirmed by the Indian Air Force. Rawat's liaison officer, Group Captain Varun Singh was the sole survivor. Rawat was 63 at the time of his death.

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Darrell Wayne Caldwell, known professionally as Drakeo the Ruler, has died yesterday after being stabbed backstage at around 8:30 p.m. on December 18, 2021, during the "Once Upon a Time in LA" concert. Initial eyewitness accounts reported that he was stabbed in the neck during the altercation. Paramedics arrived at the scene at around 8:40pm and transported Caldwell to a nearby hospital in critical condition. Snoop Dogg cancelled his performance shortly after the altercation, ultimately prompting the event to be cancelled in its entirety. Caldwell was pronounced dead as a result of his wounds on December 19, 2021 according to Associated Press and Wikipedia. He was 28 years old. 

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