Jacqueline Towns, mother to Wolves start Karl-Anthony Towns, has passed away after complications as a result of COVID-19, the team announced.
Towns posted a video three weeks ago to tell the world about the peril the virus can pose, as his mother was in a medically induced coma, he said.
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“The Towns family is heartbroken by the untimely passing of Jacqueline Towns,” a family spokesperson wrote in a statement Monday.
“Jackie was many things to many people – a wife, mother, daughter, grandmother, sister, aunt and friend. The matriarch of the Towns family, she was an incredible source of strength; a fiery, caring and extremely loving person, who touched everyone she met,” they wrote.
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