YNW Melly has been hit with a charge of witness tampering by Broward County prosecutors as he is set to be retried for his role in a double murder. His attorneys fired back & claimed prosecutors are covering up tampering by the lead detective in the case.
The judge presiding over YNW Melly's upcoming murder trial has sided with prosecutors to allow the jury to grant the death penalty with an 8-4 vote instead of needing to vote for it unanimously. The ruling comes after a new law was signed by Florida Governor Ron DeSantis in April to lower the threshold.
With the release of Bobby Shmurda this week, fans on Twitter are wondering aloud if the rapper born Jamell Demons could be next but some fans are saying he should remain jailed due to the nature of his crimes.
The rapper's attorney requested an early release for his client, claiming that he wasn't getting adequate treatment for his symptoms.
YNW Melly is already in a suspect predicament since he is currently in jail awaiting his trial for murder. To add salt to the struggle, the Florida raper claims he has tested positive for COVID-19.
YNW Melly has been charged in the shooting death of two of his friends and staging the crime scene to look like a drive-by shooting. As the case develops, the state of Florida is examining the possibility of giving the once-rising artist the death penalty.
The mother of one of YNW Melly‘s alleged murder victims is calling out the rapper after he and another suspect in the case entered not guilty pleas. Jana Thompson said that her son was close to the Florida rapper, who she says that she treated like a family member.
The YNW Melly story just gets stranger and stranger. According to cops, the rapper rode around with the dead bodies of the friends he allegedly murdered in order to fake a drive-by shooting.
YNW Melly is in a world of trouble. Besides the murders of two his crew members, word is the rapper is now a suspect in the murder of a police deputy.
Earlier tonight (Feb. 13), reports began circulating that Florida rapper YNW Melly and another man have been charged with first-degree murder. Melly was charged in the October 2018 death of two close friends which he tried to stage as a drive-by shooting.