Man Accused In Death Of Atlanta ‘Housewives’ Star’s Fiance Free
First Published: October 20, 2009 4:27 PM EDT Credit: Getty Premium
ATLANTA, Ga. -- A strip club worker accused of beating to death the ex-fiance of a “Real Housewives of Atlanta” cast member has been freed on bond.
The Atlanta Journal-Constitution is reporting that Frederick Richardson was freed Tuesday on $10,000 bond. He is charged with voluntary manslaughter for the death of Ashley “A.J.” Jewell, who was engaged to “Housewives” member Kandi Burruss until August.
Jewell died Oct. 2 hours after getting into a fight with Richardson in the parking lot of the Body Tap strip club. Richardson is not scheduled to return to court until his case goes before a grand jury.
His attorney says Jewell had an underlying medical condition that caused his death.
Jewell appeared on several episodes of the hit reality television show.
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