YNW Melly has been arrested and charged within the double homicide of two of his buddies.
The Florida rapper, whose actual title is Jamell Demons, was charged with two counts of first-degree homicide stemming from the Oct. 26, 2018 taking pictures of Anthony Williams (YNW Sakchaser) and Christopher Thomas Jr. (YNW Juvy) close to Fort Lauderdale. Cortlen Henry was additionally arrested in reference to the killings.
According to the Miramar Police Department, Demons and Henry shot the boys and staged the crime to make it look like Williams and Thomas Jr. had been killed throughout a drive-by taking pictures. Williams and Thomas had been taken in a Jeep to Memorial Hospital Miramar emergency room, the place they had been pronounced lifeless.
The police consider Demons shot the 2 males, whereas Henry drove the automotive. According to TMZ, forensic proof linked the 2 males to the crime.
Prior to turning himself in, YNW took to Instagram to deal with his followers. “To all my followers and supporters no I didn’t get locked up in Washington , however I’m turning myself in right now I need you guys to know I like you and respect each single one in all y’all,” he wrote. “A pair months in the past I misplaced my two brothers by violence and now the system wish to discover justice.. sadly a whole lot of rumors and lies are being mentioned however no worries god is with me and my brother @ynw.bortlen.”
Melly broke onto the scene together with his gold-certified single “Murder On My Mind.” Last month, he dropped his newest EP We All Shine that includes the Kanye West-assisted single “Mixed Personalities.”