There’s a new development in XXXTentacion’s murder case.
A Broward County, Florida grand jury has officially indicted four men in relation to the murder XXXTentacion, charging them with first degree murder and armed robbery.
Michael Boatwright and Dedrick Williams were arrested, while Robert Allen and Trayvon Newsome are still at large. According to the sheriff’s report, investigators believe that Newsome and Boatwright had approached the rapper’s car on the day of his death. Boatwright is also believed to have been the person who shot him.
According to a report in the Miami Herald, on the day of his death, XXX had stopped at Bank of America to withdraw $50,000 in stacks of $100 bills. According to an arrest warrant, the cash was in the Louis Vuitton bag that the gunmen stole when they fatally shot the then 20-year-old.
Dedrick Williams was arrested two days after XXXTentacion died during hospitalization.
Michael Boatwright was charged with murder on July 10 and was already in jail after he had been arrested on drug charges days earlier.
A reward of up to $3,000 is reportedly being offered for any tips in relation to the murder.
XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, faced domestic violence charges and served multiple jail terms. After he was shot, many of his songs climbed up the charts in the UK and US.
He was killed at age 20 in June.
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