YNW Melly Charged With First-Degree Murder

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YNW Melly has turned himself in to Miramar Police custody.

According to Sun-Sentinel, up and comer YNW Melly, real name Jamell Demons, and his friend Cortlen Henry have been arrested and charged with two counts of first-degree murder. News hit when Miramar Police sent out Tweets.

The two victims were his close friends Anthony Williams, a.k.a YNW Sakchaser, and Christopher Thomas Jr., a.k.a YNW Juvy. The incident took place in October of 2018, and the investigation has been ongoing.

Police say Melly had allegedly shot the victims before staging the crime scene, as seen in the Tweets below. He also took to Instagram before turning himself in to clear up rumors about being arrested in Washington, and a goodbye for now to his fans. It states “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 guys to know I love you and appreciate every single one of y’all, a couple months ago I lost my two brothers by violence and now the system want to find justice.. unfortunately a lot of rumors and lies are being said but no worries god is with me and my brother @ynw.bortlen and we want y’all to remember it’s a ynw Family I love you @ynwsakchaser1 and @ynwjuvy #freeus”. Check out the related material below, and stay tuned as we get more updates on the case.

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