Three men have been found guilty of the first-degree murder of rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot and killed during a robbery in Florida in 2018. The assailants, Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright, and Trayon Newsome, were also found guilty of armed robbery, according to the New York Times.
All three face mandatory life sentences. At the time of his death, XXXTentacion, whose real name was Jahseh Onfroy, was a controversial rising star in the rap industry. Onfroy was shot and killed during a robbery at a motorcycle shop in Florida, with the attackers stealing $50,000 in cash.
One of the attackers, Robert Allen, took a plea deal for second-degree murder and testified against his alleged co-conspirators. The prosecution argued that the group had planned to commit robberies that day and only happened to cross paths with Onfroy at the shop because they were there to pick up ski masks.
The defense attempted to argue that Boatwright and Newsome were not present at the crime scene and cited a lack of DNA evidence. Onfroy had been caught in a flurry of legal problems, including allegations of domestic battery by strangulation and aggravated battery of a pregnant woman. After his death, Onfroy's story was told in the Hulu documentary Look at Me and he was featured posthumously on albums by Kanye West and Lil Wayne.
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