Grand jury indicts four men in rapper XXXTentacion's murder

Posted at 4:44 PM, Jul 19, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-19 16:44:51-04

A grand jury Wednesday indicted four men that were involved in the murder of rapper XXXTentacion, the Broward Sheriff's Office announced.

Dedrick Williams, 22, Michael Boatwright, 22, Trayvon Newsome, 20, and Robert Allen, 22, are charged with first-degree murder and armed robbery with a firearm, according to detectives.

XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, was shot and killed on June 18 as he exited a Deerfield Beach business.

Investigators say Boatwright and Newsome were the two armed suspects who confronted XXXTentacion.

Williams was arrested on June 20, while Boatwright was arrested on July 5 on unrelated drug charges. He was later arrested in connection with first-degree murder while in jail, investigators said.

Allen and Newsome are still at large.

Anyone with information is asked to contact the BSO homicide detectives John Curcio or Walt Foster at 954-321-4210. Anonymous tips can be submitted by contacting Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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