Ashley andldquo;A.J.andrdquo; Jewell - the ex-fiance of Real Housewives of Atlanta star Kandi Burruss - has died after suffering a severe head injury during a fight at an Atlanta strip club.

"It appears he was involved in an altercation in the parking lot and he received a severe blow to the head," Atlanta Police Lt. Keith Meadows told Atlanta TV station WBSTV.

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Burruss' publicist, Lisa Nelson, tells Usmagazine.com: "As has been reported, Ashley Jewell, 34, was killed in Atlanta last night.andnbsp;AJ, as he is known to many and Kandi Burruss of Real House Wives of Atlanta and formerly of platinum recording group Xscape were engaged to be married.andnbsp;andnbsp;Kandi is devastated as she is also mourning the death of her uncle, Ralph Leslie, and is attending his funeral today.andnbsp;andnbsp;She has no statements to make at this time and there are no final details on the death of AJ."

Burruss also Twittered:andnbsp;"I could never in a million years imagine this happening. Please pray for A.J.'s children andhellip; that's who I'm the most concerned for. I'm about to give my swollen eyes some rest now. I just wanted to say thanks two everyone for their prayers."

Homicide detectives have Fredrick Richardson, who has been charged with voluntary manslaughter, according to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.andnbsp;

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On the her hit Bravo show, Burruss, a former member of the andrsquo;90s RandB group Xscape, has had numerous fights with her mother, who did not approve of her relationship with Jewell.

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