The 65-year-old singer, who performed alongside Willie Nelson and Waylon Jennings and cracked the country singles chart in 1988 with his take on Johnny Cash’s "Ring of Fire," was reportedly at his home in Lynchburg, Tenn. on Tuesday night when a bounty hunter arrived and attempted to detain Howard for missing a court appearance.
The two men opened fire and Howard was killed.
Tennessee Bureau of Investigation spokesman Josh DeVine told Billboard that the bounty hunter was trying to take Howard into custody on a warrant charging him with fourth-offense DUI, possession of drug paraphernalia, possession of a firearm while intoxicated and driving on a revoked license.
R. Kelly, the R&B superstar known for his anthem “I Believe I Can Fly,” was convicted Monday in a sex trafficking trial after decades of avoiding criminal responsibility for numerous allegations of misconduct with young women and children. A jury of seven men and five women found Kelly guilty of racketeering on their second day of deliberations. Kelly remained motionless, eyes downcast as the verdict was read.
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