Growing Florida rapper YNW Melly has turned himself in to police immediately after a warrant for his arrest was put out for charges related to the October 2018 murder of two users of his have YNW crew.
Police said the 19-year-outdated rapper, whose true identify is Jamell Demons, is accused of capturing and killing two of his fellow YNW crew customers: 21-yr-aged Anthony “YNW Sakchaser” Williams and 19-calendar year-previous Christopher “YNW Juvy” Thomas Jr.
Each Williams and Thomas Jr. were being struggling from intense gunshots wounds when they were being pushed to the Miramar Memorial Clinic by one more YNW crew member—20-yr-aged Cortlen “YNW Bortlen” Henry—around 4:35 a.m. on October 26th. Williams and Thomas Jr. ended up pronounced useless upon arrival, the Solar Sentinel described.
“They arrived with many gunshot wounds. They ended up useless now,” Miramar law enforcement spokeswoman Tania Rues claimed at the time.
In a tweet posted the working day right after the killings, Melly wrote in element: “They Took My Brothers From Me Over Jealousy… I know y’all watching around me… it is #ynw4l and just after, they wanna see me split down and stop or in jail or a box but my niggas continue to need me they parents will need me they household require me till we fulfill once more my slimes”
They Took My Brothers From Me In excess of Jealousy ?? I know y’all seeing around me ??? it is #ynw4l and soon after ????, they wanna see me crack down and end or in jail or a box but my niggas nonetheless want me they dad and mom have to have me they family need me till we meet up with again my slimes ? ? pic.twitter.com/wuKuhulqAW
— Melvin & Melly 2 Confront ? (@YNWMelly) October 27, 2018
On October 31st, Demons’ attorney shared the rapper’s response to the deaths of Williams and Thomas Jr. “He’s sad, he’s upset, of course,” stated attorney Bradford Cohen. “Those have been his ideal close friends.”
Miramar police claimed an investigation found that Demons shot Williams and Thomas Jr., and Henry staged the crime scene to glance like a drive-by taking pictures.
The Miramar Law enforcement Section verified Wednesday night time (Feb. 13) that Melly was in custody. They stated in a assertion:
“Jamell Demons, a.k.a. YNW Melly & Cortlen Henry have been arrested and charged with two counts of very first degree murder. The victims, Anthony Williams & Christopher Thomas Jr., ended up killed on 10/26/2018.
The investigation, supported by forensic proof, has concluded that Demons shot and killed Williams & Thomas Jr. and that Demons and Henry staged the criminal offense scene to resemble a drive-by capturing.
(1/2) Jamell Demons, a.k.a. YNW Melly & Cortlen Henry have been arrested and billed with two counts of first diploma murder. The victims, Anthony Williams & Christopher Thomas Jr., were killed on 10/26/2018. The investigation, supported by forensic proof, has concluded that pic.twitter.com/ArzVCLRxjd
— Miramar Police (@MiramarPD) February 14, 2019
(2/2) Demons shot and killed Williams & Thomas Jr. and that Demons and Henry staged the crime scene to resemble a generate-by capturing. pic.twitter.com/EukFxD4OEq
— Miramar Law enforcement (@MiramarPD) February 14, 2019
YNM Melly has around a million social media followers, and his most renowned track, “Murder on My Mind” (above) has much more than 87 million sights on YouTube.
He not long ago unveiled the video clip for his new one with Kanye West, “Mixed Personalities.” He’s signed to Youthful Thug’s YSL label, in accordance to a submit he shared on Instagram past September.
Right before turning himself in to authorities, YNW Melly unveiled a assertion through Instagram 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 fellas to know I love you and appreciate each individual single one of y’all, a pair months ago I lost my two brothers by violence and now the method want to come across justice… Sad to say a great deal of rumors and lies are being mentioned but no concerns god is with me and my brother [YNW Bortlen] and we want y’all to bear in mind it’s a ynw Family… I love you [YNW Sakchaser] and [YNW Juvy] #freeus.”
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