May Rasual & Leah rest in peace.
Sad news was reported today that former NBA player Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle, were killed in a car crash after Rasual lost control of his Range Rover, struck a parking meter and slammed into a wall.
The tragic incident took place around 2 a.m. in Studio City, California last night. Dwayne Wade, the Miami Heat and the Indiana Pacers have all shared statements on the accident sending “sincere condolences, thoughts and prayers” to the family and friends of the couple.
Other notable celebrities have taken the time to pay tribute, sharing messages and statements about the duo. Pharell recently posted a throwback image of he and Leah with the caption, “your spirit was just as your voice; beautiful. Moments like these leave us with so many questions. What I don’t question is how much you loved God, how much you love your life partner and where you guys are now. Sing Sis, sing.”
Check out more social shares below.
Rest In Peace Rasual Butler and his wife Leah. My heart is heavy today for their families. Thank you for everything Rasual.
— O’Shea Jack(Nichol)son (@OsheaJacksonJr) January 31, 2018
Rest In Peace my brother 🙏🏾#RasualButler
— Kobe Bryant (@kobebryant) January 31, 2018
The NBA family is devastated by the tragic passing of Rasual Butler and his wife, Leah LaBelle.
A pro's pro, Rasual enjoyed a long, successful career and was widely respected by his peers and coaches. We grieve with their loved ones during this difficult time. pic.twitter.com/zNH93MVvpM
— NBA (@NBA) January 31, 2018
Rest In Peace Rasual Butler…
— Joe Budden (@JoeBudden) January 31, 2018