A 22-year-old man has been arrested and charged with murder in the fatal Broward County, Florida, shooting of rapper XXXTentacion, police said Thursday. Right now, he's being held at the Broward County Sheriff's Office.
Mr Williams appeared before Broward County Judge Kim Theresa Mollica on the charge of first-degree murder without premeditation via video link.
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XXXTentacion died known that he was going to be a father according to a new report. It's been reported that XXX - real name Jahseh Onfroy - stopped at a bank shortly before the shooting and could have been carrying a large sum of money at the time of his murder. Previous charges include grand theft auto, domestic violence, cocaine possession, and possession of a firearm by a felon.
Onfroy was shot and killed Monday night outside the motorcycle shop at 3671 N. Dixie Hwy.in Pompano Beach while he was seated behind the wheel of a $150,000 BMW I8 sports auto. After rising to fame on SoundCloud, authorities arrested the rapper on home invasion charges two years ago.
Some 300 fans took to the streets to remember the life of the rapper who was gunned down in his vehicle outside of a RIVA Motorsports motorcycle dealership during an attempted robbery.
He is now being helped at Broward County Sheriff's department. He was arrested on an active felony warrant. He was awaiting trial for charges of false imprisonment, witness tampering and battery of the pregnant woman before his death.
He was accused of beating his pregnant girlfriend and holding her hostage until her face could heal from the bruises, according to Pitchfork. "I was glad I didn't stay next to him because there was all that 4-wheeler noise going on down there".