- The fourth suspect in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion is in jail after turning himself in.
- Trayvon Newsome, 20, surrendered to sheriff’s deputies at his lawyer’s office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, on Tuesday.
- Along with three other men, he is suspected of playing a part in the murder of XXXTentacion, who was fatally shot in June.
- Newsome and the other three men have been charged with first-degree murder.
The fourth and final suspect in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion is in jail after handing himself over to the authorities.
Trayvon Newsome, 20, was arrested at this lawyer’s office in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, around 5 p.m. Tuesday, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.
He had been indicted for the first-degree murder of XXXTentacion, real name Jahseh Onfroy, who was shot dead on June 18.
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XXXTentacion, 20, was leaving a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida, when two men got out of a black SUV with a gun, intending to rob him.
Newsome was the last of the four suspects to be apprehended. Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright, and Robert Allen — all of whom are 22 — have already been arrested.
At the time of his death, XXXTentacion was awaiting trial or a 2016 case of domestic abuse.
He faced charges of aggravated battery of his pregnant girlfriend, domestic battery by strangulation, false imprisonment, and witness tampering.
He rose to fame in 2016 with his single „Look at Me!,“ while his debut studio album, „17,“ reached No. 2 on the Billboard 200 album chart the following year.
His single „Sad“ rose to No. 1 on the Billboard Hot 100 charts following his death.
He had signed a $10 million deal for a new album weeks before the fatal shooting.
Source: Business insider