Brownstone Singer Charmayne Maxwell Dies in Bizarre Accident
Charmayne "Maxee" Maxwell, a member of the Grammy-nominated '90s R&B group Brownstone, has reportedly died after sustaining a cut on her neck. She was 46.
TMZ reports that the singer passed away on Friday night (Feb. 27) in Los Angeles. Maxwell reportedly arrived home after her son's soccer game and was home alone with him until her husband came home and discovered his wife was "unconscious and bleeding," the site claims. It appears as if she fell and cut her neck on a broken wine glass.
Maxwell's husband, music producer Carsten Soulshock, immediately called police after finding his wife. The singer reportedly died en route to the hospital. TMZ claims that the police do not suspect that any foul play was involved in the incident.
Maxwell's brother Brandon tweeted to express his sadness and shock over the death of his beloved sister:
"R.I.P my beautiful sister Charmayne 'Maxee' Maxwell," he wrote, sharing a picture of Maxwell. "I can't even believe I'm typing this right now.."
He also denied reports that the singer had committed suicide and posted a suicide note, calling the rumors "such BS."
Brownstone's '90s hit "If You Love Me" was nominated for a Best R&B Performance Grammy Award in 1995. It was also nominated for multiple Billboard Music Awards. You can watch the music video for the song below.
R.I.P., Charmayne Maxwell. Our thoughts are with her family and friends during this unimaginably difficult time.
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