XXXTentacion Death Case: Dedrick Williams, Trayvon Newsome And Michael Boatwright Found Guilty

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XXXTentacion Murder Case has been again a trending topic on the Internet after three men were found guilty. 

XXXTentacion, whose real name was Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy, was an American rapper, singer, and songwriter.

The rapper first gained popularity through his music on the audio distribution platform SoundCloud. His music quickly gained a cult following due to its emotionally charged and often controversial themes.

His debut album, “17,” was released in August 2017 and debuted at number two on the Billboard 200 chart.

He was also open about his struggles with mental health and depression, and his music often reflected these themes.

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XXXTentacion Death Case

The rapper was shot and killed on June 18, 2018, outside a Deerfield Beach, Florida, motorcycle dealership. He was 20 at the time of his death. 

Four men were arrested and charged with his murder: Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright, Trayvon Newsome, and Robert Allen.

According to authorities, Boatwright and Newsome were the ones who carried out the shooting, while Williams was allegedly the driver of the vehicle used in the crime.

XXXTentacion murder trial at the Broward County Courthouse in Fort Lauderdale, Fla., March 7, 2023. (Image Source: ABC)

The investigation went on her more than five years, and it was revealed that three-man had been arrested on the murder charge of XXXTentacion. 

The murder case of XXXTentacion was high-profile, as the rapper had a large following, and fans and fellow musicians widely mourned his death.

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The case also sparked a debate about gun violence and the glorification of violence in hip-hop music.

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Dedrick Williams, Trayvon Newsome, And Michael Boatwright Found Guilty For XXXTentacion Murder 

On Monday, three men were convicted of the 2018 murder of rapper XXXTentacion, who was shot outside a motorcycle shop in South Florida while being robbed of $50,000.

Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams, and Trayvon Newsome were all found guilty of first-degree murder and armed robbery by a jury after deliberating for over seven days.

All three will receive mandatory life sentences at a later date. The defendants remained emotionless as a bailiff handcuffed them after each stood up.

The individuals accused of killing rapper XXXTentacion are scheduled to go on trial in Florida.The individuals accused of killing rapper XXXTentacion are scheduled for trial in Florida. (Image Source: FOX 13 Tampa Bay)

During the trial, which lasted for a month, prosecutors presented extensive evidence linking the defendants to the shooting of XXXTentacion.

This included surveillance video taken inside and outside the motorcycle shop and cellphone videos showing the defendants flaunting large sums of cash shortly after the shooting.

Additionally, one of the defendants’ former friends, Robert Allen, testified against them and pleaded guilty to second-degree murder in 2020.

He has not yet been sentenced, and he might get convicted along with his three friends who pealed guilty on Monday. 

It was claimed that investigators failed to conduct a thorough investigation that would have looked into other potential suspects, including Canadian rapper Drake, who had an online feud with XXXTentacion.

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Drake was among the top-discussed topics on the Internet after the rapper was killed. But Drake did not plead guilty. Only three have pleaded guilty and will be sentenced to life imprisonment. 

Pictures and video clip where three men have been seen shooting the rapper was out and discussed on the Internet for a long time. 

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Manoj Gadtaula is a young Indian man from Mangalore who is constantly on the lookout for new things and loves to explore. Madhuri has a great passion for helping others and motivating people. She researched the careers, biographies, lifestyles, and net worths of celebrities..

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