Atlanta Strip Club DJ Who Plotted To Kill Wife With Best Friend Finally Sentenced

Posted On : October 7, 2018

Strip Club DJ Andre Pugh, also known as DJ Awesome, was sentenced for arranging the murder of his wife, Tiffany Jackson Pugh. As Andre Pugh mourned his wife on Facebook, no one knew that he planned her murder with his best friend and best man in his wedding, Adrian Harley.

Strip Club DJ And His Best Man Sentenced For Murdering His Wife:

Andre Pugh and his wife, Tiffany Jackson Pugh, were together for 11 years. According to the Daily Mail, they had a son and a daughter. The couple lived in a beautiful home in Atlanta, Georgia and they appeared to be happily married. Sadly, pictures and smiles can hide secrets of pain.

Tiffany and Andre were allegedly having problems. Before she was murdered, Tiffany had plans to divorce Andre. Sadly, before she could move on with her life, Tiffany Jackson-Pugh was killed by someone she knew.

Tiffany Jackson-Pugh Was Murdered In Her Home With Her Children Present:

On November 23rd, 2014, Pugh was reportedly devastated as he discovered his wife had been shot as someone had broken into their home. The Atlanta Journal Constitution reported that Pugh called 911 to report his wife had been killed. She had been shot twice, once in the torso and once through the eye.

Their 2-year-old son was straddling her body when police found her. East Point police Sgt. Allyn Glover testified on Dec. 22, 2014 that the child said he was trying to wake his mother up. The couple’s 7-year-old daughter was upstairs when police arrived. While Pugh was adamant that his wife had been the victim of a break-in, police officers weren’t buying his story.

Andre Pugh and his best friend, Adrian Harley, allegedly planned to murder Pugh’s wife, Tiffany Jackson-Pugh.

The 911 operator asked Pugh if he had entered his home to check on his wife and Pugh reportedly said no. Pugh alleged that an alarm company had reported a possible break in, the police reported. However, officers learned that Pugh told the alarm company to turn the alarm off because he was afraid it would wake his children. Pugh worked as a disc jockey at Onyx Strip Club.

After Pugh learned of his wife’s death, he allegedly took to social media to mourn her. His Facebook profile was changed to a picture of him and Jackson-Pugh. Andre painted a picture of a man in pain. On the day Tiffany Pugh was killed, Pugh posted to his Facebook page the following:

Why did they take my wife?! My kids [sic] mom why?! Where did i go wrong?! I’m trying my best not to cry but seeing you in a state where I’m not used to it hurting me… I miss you love you and want you back so much.


At Tiffany Jackson Pugh’s funeral, Pugh asked his best friend and best man, Adrian Harley, to be a pall bearer at her funeral. No one knew at that time that both Pugh and Harley conspired together to murder Jackson-Pugh.

Atlanta DJ Pretended To Mourn His Wife Knowing That He Planned Her Murder:

Adrian Harley was the best man in Pugh’s wedding and was chosen as a pallbearer at his wife’s, Tiffany Jackson Pugh – funeral. Shockingly, investigators learned that Harley was the hitman hired by Pugh to murder Tiffany. According to AJC, Google GPS and cellphone records allegedly placed Harley at the Pugh home at the time of the murder. Phone records also allegedly showed Harley and Andre Pugh exchanged text messages and spoke on the phone before meeting in downtown Atlanta 30 minutes before the shooting.

Both Harley and Pugh were arrested at Onyx strip club, where they worked, on December 5, 2014.

Tiffany Jackson-Pugh and Andre Pugh married in 2009.

DJ Awesome Was Sentenced For Hiring His Best Friend To Murder His Wife:

Andre Pugh was convicted of murder, felony murder, aggravated assault with a deadly weapon, conspiracy to commit murder and possession of a firearm during the commission of a felony, the release said. Pugh was sentenced to life in prison without parole plus five years. His best man and friend, Harley, will be tried in Fulton County Superior Court at a later date.

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