XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested
The Broward Co. Sheriff's Department has confirmed the arrest of 22-year-old Dedrick Devonshay Williams. Williams was taken into custody yesterday evening (June 20). More details from the Sheriff are expected later today.
TMZ reports that Williams was arrested following a car chase and was booked for first degree murder. The site notes he was also hit with a probation violation for a prior grand theft auto charge, and that he is being held without bail.
XXXTentacion was shot to death in south Florida on Monday (June 18). A recent impromptu public memorial for the slain rapper was broken up by riot police.
Authorities said the rapper was leaving a motorcycle dealership when armed suspects approached him in his vehicle and opened fire. Onfroy was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
In just more than 48 hours, #BSO homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion. Williams (dob 3/23/96) was taken into custody shortly before 7p.m. in Pompano. More details will be released later today. pic.twitter.com/p9tIE2tVzW— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) June 21, 2018
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