Rising Pop Star, Self-Proclaimed Armenian Cracker Bread Heiress And Her US Marine Husband Charged In Murder Of California Music Producer
Sparkle Soojian, 32, her fiancé Jared Kasiewicz, 28, and singer Courtney Argue, 25, face charges in the murder of John Michael King-Smith.
An aspiring pop singer and a self-proclaimed Armenian cracker heiress are among three people facing charges in the murder a Los Angeles man.
Sparkle Soojian, 32, and her fiancé Jared Kasiewicz, 28, were charged Monday with murder after John Michael King-Smith, 31, was found choked and beaten to death in a Glendale apartment Tuesday, prosecutors said.
Soojian’s friend and aspiring singer Courtney Argue, 25, was also charged with one felony count of accessory to murder, after the fact.
Prosecutors say Kasiewicz, who lists himself as a Marine online, is the one who carried out the killing. He has pleaded not guilty to the charge.
Soojian, who lists herself online as the daughter of Armenian Cracker bread company, ak-mak, also runs an event business called Sparkles Angeles.
If convicted on the murder charge, Soojian and Kasiewicz face 25 years to life in state prison. Argue faces three years behind bars.
The alleged killer couple is being held on $1 million bond while Argue has since posted $50,000 bail.