On Wednesday, a Broward County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson declared that a suspect has been arrested in connection with the shooting death of Soundcloud rapper XXXTentacion. The police report suggests that the individual became a person of interest after a Florida detective spotted him operating a vehicle without a valid license hours before XXXTentacion’s death.
XXXTentacion Fatally Shot After Exiting Motorcycle Store
Last week, news of XXXTentacion’s untimely death sent shockwaves across social media channels. Celebrities such as Kanye West, Pusha T, and J. Cole took to Twitter and Facebook to express their sympathies.
According to the police report, on the 19th of June, the Soundcloud rapper’s body was discovered in his car parked right out RIVA Motorsports.
The rapper, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, had been shot multiple times during a robbery by two male suspects who were seen leaving in a dark-colored SUV.
This Wednesday, Broward County deputies aided by homicide detectives managed to identify and arrest one of the two suspects involved the rapper’s shooting.
The Sheriff’s Office declared that the suspect is 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams, a Pompano Beach resident.
Broward County Sheriff’s Office spokesperson stated that Williams’ arrest came shortly a homicide detective spotted him behind the wheel of a car similar to the one seen leaving after XXXTentacion’s shooting.
More than that, according to the detective that spotted Williams, the individual was operating a vehicle without a valid license. The authorities have refused to comment on Williams’ connection to XXXTentacion or the reason behind the murder.
However, the spokesperson declared that the authorities are taking into account every theory.
XXXTentacion made a remarkable comeback at the beginning of the year. His latest album entitled “?” reached the first place on Soundcloud.
However, the rapper’s personal life has been controversial, to say the least, being involved in gang-related illegal activities and arrested for assaulting his pregnant girlfriend.
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