Tysheeks” (Tysheka Young)

“Tysheeks” (Tysheka Young), a former on-air personality at Cox Media Group hip-hop/R&B “Power 106.1” Jacksonville, was found dead over the weekend, the victim of an apparent murder, according to WJAX-TV. An arrest in the case, which has been described as domestic violence, has been made.

“Our hearts are broken this morning,” the station posted on Facebook. “Tasheka Young, ‘Tysheeks,’ was a spirited, ambitious, and loved part of the Power 106.1 family for many years. She loved her job, her community, and most of all her family. Her voice will never be forgotten and we pray for her and her family.”   

“Power 106.1” airs on the Jacksonville-licensed translator W291CI at 106.1 with programming originating on WJGL-HD2