Jacqueline Avant The family believes she was awake at home when the intruder shot and killed her because Clarence was near the couple’s bedroom … TMZ learned.
Sources close to the situation will tell us Clarence Sleeping during the invasion of Trousdale Estates at home last week, his wife was already awake in another room after 2am.
It is said that she and the suspect suddenly met … the family believes they surprised each other, and that’s when. He fired..
According to our sources, security guards are patrolling the front of the house and the suspect entered from the side yard.
It is said that the guards heard gunshots from inside, raced, and the suspect also fired at him … before escaping the scene.
As we reported … the cop took a man named Mayor Ariel In detention About an hour after the crime, he says he was the man who killed Jacqueline. They claimed he was attempting yet another robbery in Hollywood Hills, where he apparently shot his foot.
Police say he is the only perpetrator of the Avant killing, and they also say he used AR-15-style weapons.
Since then, the mayor has been charged with two charges: murder, attempted murder, felony by firearms, and burglary in which a person is present … all related to Avant’s shooting. He is said to have foot surgery on Wednesday, so he will not be prosecuted until then.
Jacqueline died in the hospital that night … she was 81 years old.