Frank Alexander, 54, was pronounced dead by Murrieta, Calif. Police said they could not release the identity of the caller. Alexander was found with a gunshot wound to the head, Murrieta Police Lt. Tony Conrad told The Huffington Post in an email. The death is being investigated as a suicide. On his website, Alexander said that he worked as Tupac's "handpicked personal bodyguard" during the last year of the rapper's life. US Edition U. Coronavirus News U. HuffPost Personal Video Horoscopes.
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The former bodyguard of the late rap star Tupac "2Pac" Shakur was found dead in his Murrieta home Sunday, authorities confirmed. Sunday at his home in the block of Shaw Lane in Murrieta, sheriff-coroner's Sgt. Curt James confirmed Thursday. Though some news reports indicate his passing involved a gunshot wound, James said the manner of death was still pending. At p. Sunday, Murrieta police responded to a call regarding a possible suicide that had just occurred on Shaw Lane, according to Murrieta police Lt. Tony Conrad.
We heard they hooked you up with Snoop and the Dog Pound, and after your quick thinking saved them from being shot in New York, Tupac asked you to work for him. I was 5 foot 11inches and almost 20 stone. He liked having a big-ass nigga on his side. Tupac also liked me cos I was the only one that could keep up with him.
Tupac Assassination: Conspiracy or Revenge is a documentary film about the unsolved murder of rapper Tupac Shakur produced by Frank Alexander, a Shakur bodyguard who was with the rapper at the time of the shooting, produced and directed by Richard Bond. The film is a series of interviews with key players and witnesses, as well as what the producer told Rolling Stone magazine were experts in the fields of law enforcement and rap. According to former bodyguards who heard this altercation between Tupac and Suge, they did not realize at the time what Reggie Wright Jr. However, Alexander was not driving his own car that night. He had left his vehicle in the MGM parking lot. According to Alexander, Tupac asked Alexander to drive the "lil homeez in Kidada Jones' car which reportedly was about to run out of gas, Alexander indicating that the gas gauge needle was on empty, and that in retrospect, he was indeed surprised that car did not run out of gas. Bodyguard Michael Moore refused to give up his weapon and said on film that it was Kevin Hackie former Compton PD who had his cell that night. However, in Alexander's book Got Your Back , Alexander said the bodyguards were told not to have their guns only at Club in fear the authorities might shut the club down, but he was told they could have their guns in their hotel rooms or cars.