Christina Grimmie, star of NBC’s “The Voice,” murdered

Christina Grimmie - photo: Justin Higuchi

Late Friday night Christina Grimmie, a star of NBC’s “The Voice,” was gunned down while signing autographs after a Florida concert. She was 22. Her brother tackled the killer right after the assault, but the assailant┬áturned the gun on himself, completing a murder-suicide.

Police identified the killer as 27-year-old Kevin James Loibl. His motive is unknown at this point, but he drove two hours to murder the young singer, and came armed with two guns and a knife, suggesting premeditation.

Learn more about Christina Grimmie’s tragic murder (CNN)

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