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A man who did security work for rapper Twista was found shot to death and burned inside a South Side, Chicago home this past weekend. The body was identified as Davy Easterling by the Cook County medical examiner. 

According to the Chicago TribuneEasterling was found in an apartment around 6 a.m. on Friday, February 21. Firefighters were called to the home and discovered the body in a bedroom during an initial search.

Twista sent his condolences via Instagram, along with a photo of Easterling, the next day. “#RIP Davy Easterling aka 6’9 I have lost too many good friends to these streets,” read the pic’s caption. 

Reportedly Bomb and Arson investigators from the Chicago PD are looking into the fire, which seems to have been purposely started by an unknown person.  Police are investigating Easterling’s death as a homicide.

Check out footage of the building below.

Photo: Instagram