Rapper, Identified as Beyoncé’s Cousin, Fatally Shot in His Texas Home and Woman, 21, Is a Suspect

  San Antonio hip-hop artist Martell DeRouen was found dead by police in his apartment on Tuesday. Police had been called there for a welfare check after a friend reported not hearing from DeRouen for several days, the San Antonio Express-News reports. The 34-year-old went by the stage name Kardone and was signed with a Sony-affiliated record label. Friends have identified DeRouen as Beyoncé’s relative. A rep for the singer did not respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment. The singer has not publicly spoken about her relative’s death. “Kardone was one of…

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