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The mother of Instagram sensation Mia Posh was murdered in California yesterday, and police believe it was Mia's 21 year old brother who killed her.

Police in Sacramento say that 59 year old Germaine Riley, who is the mother of the social media star - was murdered. And the officers arrested her brother Shane William Riley - as the prime suspect in the homicide investigation.

According to police, Mia's mom called 911 at approximately 7 a.m. on Thursday morning - and they could heard her screaming in the background. 

When the police arrived at her home, they found Mia's mom laying lifeless - she appeared to have been stabbed multiple times.

Shortly after the tragic event, Mia Posh (real name Mia Riley) posted a picture to both honor and remember her mom:

And here's a pic of Mia, with her mom - Shane is in between them:


Mia has more than 1 million followers across social media. And she's considered to be one the most popular ethnic Instagram models in the world.

In case you're not familiar with Mia, here are some pics of her: