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Final suspect arrested in slaying of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion

Posted: 5:13 AM, Aug 08, 2018
Updated: 2018-08-08 05:13:10-04
Final suspect arrested in slaying of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The fourth suspect in the  shooting death of emerging South Florida rap star XXXTentacion has turned himself in to authorities.

The Broward County Sheriff's Office said in a statement Tuesday evening that 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody after surrendering at his lawyer's Fort Lauderdale office around 5 p.m.

Newsome and three other men are accused of killing XXXTentacion in June. The 20-year-old rap star, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was fatally shot as he left a motorcycle dealership.

Officials have said a struggle ensued when the rapper's sports car was blocked by another vehicle, two masked gunmen approached and shot XXXTentacion multiple times. The gunmen fled with a Louis Vuitton bag containing $50,000.

Newsome was booked into Broward County's Main Jail on charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a deadly weapon.