Metro Boomin’s Mother, Leslie Joanne Wayne, Killed By Husband In Apparent Murder-Suicide
The mother of famed music producer Metro Boomin was killed in what was reportedly a murder-suicide last weekend.
Leslie Joanne Wayne was found dead by police, who was shot by her husband who then killed himself. It’s not clear if the man, not Metro’s father, was her husband or boyfriend as reports conflict.
Leslie raised Metro Boomin, born Leland Tyler Wayne, and his four younger siblings in St. Louis, Missouri. She was an early supporter of his music career and even drove the young producer to Atlanta several times in high school so he could work with rappers he met online.
Even when Metro rose to fame with collaborations including working with Gucci Mane, The Weeknd and Young Thug, he always supported his mother and family and kept her close with her even making frequent appearances in his recording studios up to now.
He hasn’t spoken publicly about this tragedy, but his reps have confirmed that the news is genuine and that he and his family have requested privacy at this time while they mourn.
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