The stars of Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s received tragic news Monday night.
Andre Montgomery, grandson of Miss Robbie, star of the OWN reality television show, was found dead from a gunshot wound in St. Louis. Police say in the middle of a recording session Andre received a call to meet someone outside and was shot when he exited the home studio.
Andre was staying at a hotel between recording sessions and Miss Robbie revealed to TMZ that there is a strong lead in the case—someone used a key to enter Andre’s hotel room Tuesday morning and surveillance footage captured them entering and exiting the room.
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Andre had appeared on Welcome To Sweetie Pie’s numerous times and cameras were there to catch his high school graduation back in 2013. A rep for OWN stated,
“Our hearts are with Miss Robbie, Andre’s Uncle Tim Norman and the rest of the Sweetie Pie’s family.”
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