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Update: Simone Biles Speaks on Older Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas' Murder Charges

Update: Simone Biles Speaks on Older Brother Tevin Biles-Thomas' Murder Charges

Brother of Olympic Gold Medalist Simone Biles Arrested in Triple Murder

Source: Liberty County Sheriff’s Office

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.”

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.

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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.


Biles-Thomas was indicted on six counts of murder, five counts of felonious assault, three counts of voluntary manslaughter, and one count of perjury.

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On Thursday, Biles sent a cryptic tweet. It seems to be a response to the situation.

 

Source: TMZ



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