May 30, 2023

XXXTentacion’s Murder Trial Expected to Begin Jury Selection This Week

Tuesday is the primary day of jury choice within the trial for the 2018 killing of rapper XXXTentacion.

XXXTentacion, whose actual identify was Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, was shot and killed as he was leaving a Florida bike dealership on June 18, 2018.

Dedrick Williams, Robert Allen, Michael Boatwright and Trayvon Newsome have all been charged within the deadly taking pictures.

Per the indictment, Boatwright was the gunman who fatally shot XXXTentacion. The indictment additionally famous that Williams was noticed on the supplier’s surveillance cameras whereas XXXTentacion was purchasing. Williams later informed cops he was with different males on the retailer on the time of the taking pictures however claimed he didn’t know that they had deliberate to rob the rapper. Allen, additionally charged within the deadly taking pictures, took a plea deal in August 2022 and plans to testify in the course of the trial.

Drake has additionally been requested to testify on the trial by Williams’ attorneys, who believes that earlier tensions between Drake and XXXTentacion could have contributed to the homicide.

In accordance to reviews, there was no proof that Drake is concerned.