Update: Simone Biles Speaks on Older Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas' Murder Charges
Update: Simone Biles Speaks on older brother’s murder charges.
Last week, Tevin Biles-Thomas, the brother of Olympic-champion gymnast Simone Biles was arrested on charges related to a triple homicide in Cleveland.
Simone Biles commented on the arrest for the first time on Sunday. On Sunday, she posted a statement on Twitter writing that her “heart aches” for all involved and that she’s having “a hard time processing” the news. She added, “There is nothing that I can say that will heal anyone’s pain.”
still having a hard time processing last weeks news pic.twitter.com/GU0nQt2PZY
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) September 3, 2019
According to The Cut, Tevin Biles-Thomas is set to be arraigned on September 13.
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Biles-Thomas was indicted on six counts of murder.
Tevin Biles-Thomas, the older brother of Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, was arrested on Thursday, August 29th, for the murder of three people. Biles-Thomas, who is an active soldier in the Army, was arrested at Fort Stewart in Georgia.
According to TMZ, Police believe Biles-Thomas opened fired on a group of people after a fight broke out during a New Year’s Eve party earlier in the year. The incident occurred in Cleveland, where Biles’ family is from. According to police, three men were killed and two were injured.
my brother tevin | everyone says we look like twins but we don’t see it pic.twitter.com/WnljD48rMQ
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) September 11, 2017
Biles-Thomas was indicted on six counts of murder, five counts of felonious assault, three counts of voluntary manslaughter, and one count of perjury.
On Thursday, Biles sent a cryptic tweet. It seems to be a response to the situation.
eating my feelings don’t talk to me
— Simone Biles (@Simone_Biles) August 30, 2019