Karl Anthony Towns' mother dies after being diagnosed with COVID-19

Karl-Anthony Towns says his mother has coronavirus, has been placed in medically-induced coma
Posted at 3:48 PM, Apr 13, 2020

(LEX 18) — It was announced Monday that the mother of former UK Basketball star, Karl Anthony Towns has died after being diagnosed with COVID-19.

The Minnesota Timberwolves made the announcement Monday afternoon. Jacqueline Towns had been battling coronavirus for more than a month. A couple weeks ago, her son posted an emotional video describing his mother in a coma.

A family spokesperson made a statement about Towns' death: