The fourth and final suspect in the murder of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion as been arrested. XXXTentacion was shot and killed on June 18, outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
According to a statement released by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody shortly before 5 p.m. ET. He surrendered at his lawyer’s office and was booked on charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a deadly weapon.
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— Broward Sheriff (@browardsheriff) August 8, 2018
Newsome is the fourth and final suspect to be arrested in relation to the case, after Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams, and Robert Allen. In July, all four men were indicted on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
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