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G-Dep Gives Reason For Turning Himself In For Murder

In an exclusive interview with xxlmag.com, former Bad Boy rapper and confessed murderer G. Dep explains why he turned himself into authorities for a murder he committed 17 years prior.

Currently incarcerated and awaiting trial, Dep revealed:

“It wasn’t one of those things where I said, Okay, I’m going to just do it. I was thinking about it for a while,” he said. “That day, I did an interview for this public-access show. Right after that, I decided to just go ahead to the precinct.”

 

 The “Special Delivery” rapper said the magnitude of his decision set in once the arrest process started.

“I remember, in the precinct, when everything transpired, [the police officer] gave me a phone to call my daughter’s mother. I was like, ‘Yeah, I’m going to have to go down for this, go through the system and all of that.’ So that was the first taste of just realizing that it’s a wrap.”

 

Dep admits the act weighed on his conscience, affecting his everyday life and says in the end confessing was the only way to clear his mind.

“I felt like I was going to go through the same thing again—being happy, enjoying food and family—and I still didn’t handle what I thought I needed to,” he said. “The reason why I probably did that at that time is I wanted…I couldn’t really continue to move on. I couldn’t move on and keep trying to satisfy myself if I didn’t deal with that.”

 

On December 15, 2010, Dep,  born Trevell Coleman, walked into a NYC precinct and confessed to the murder of a Queens man that occurred in 1993.

On January 13, Coleman plead not guilty to second-degree murder in New York Supreme Court. He could face up to life in prison if convicted.

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