Angela Kukawski, a business manager whose clients include the Kardashians, has died at the age of 55 after what police have deemed a homicide.

Los Angeles Police Department says that an investigation has been launched after Kukawski, who was discovered dead in her car, was reported to have occurred on Dec. 23, 2012, Simi valley, Calif.

Police stated in a statement that Kukawski was reported as missing Dec. 22, according to police. According to police, her boyfriend of 49 years killed Kukawski. Jason BarkerThe release said that she was found at her Sherman Oaks residence before her body was taken to Simi Valley in the vehicle of her husband.

Barker was accused of murder with malice and torture in the connection to this case according to jail records online. During an arraignment on Dec. 28, he was charged with one count of murder with malice and one count of torture “with the intent to cause cruel and extreme pain and suffering for the purpose of revenge, extortion, persuasion and for a sadistic purpose, inflict great bodily injury,” according to court documents obtained by CelebHomes News.