Florida Rapper YNW Melly Charged With The Murder of His Two Friends

Rapper YNW Melly has turned himself in to Miramar, Florida officials and is currently being charged with the murder of his two associates and friends 21-year-old Anthony Williams & 19-year-old Christopher Thomas Jr.

In a statement released by Florida officials on twitter they accuse the rapper and his friend YNW Bortlen of making the murder look like a drive by shooting:

"Jamell Demons, a.k.a. YNW Melly & Cortlen Henry have been arrested and charged with two counts of first degree murder," begins the statement the department posted earlier this evening. "The victims, Anthony Williams & Christopher Thomas Jr., were killed on 10/26/2018. The investigation, supported by forensic evidence, has concluded that Demons shot and killed Williams & Thomas Jr. and that Demons and Henry staged the crime scene to resemble a drive-by shooting."

Melly who has publicly morned the deaths he is being accused of causing took to his IG before turning himself in to police proclaiming his innocence:

"To all my fans and supporters no I did not get locked up in Washington , but I am turning myself in today I want you guys to know I love you and appreciate every single one of y’all, a couple months ago I lost my two brothers by violence and now the system want to find justice.. unfortunately a lot of rumors and lies are being said but no worries god is with me and my brother @ynw.bortlen and we want y’all to remember it’s a ynw Family I love you @ynwsakchaser1 and @ynwjuvy #freeus"

This story is still developing

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Melly recently stopped by the station to talk with Nyla Symone, you can check out that Interview below...

 
 

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