XXXTentacion’s Family Announces Fan Memorial
As rap fans continue to mourn the loss of XXXTentacion who was shot and killed last week in Florida, details of his memorial service has been announced.
A public viewing for fans of XXXTentacion will be held on Wednesday (June 27) at BB&T Center in Sunrise, Fla., from 12PM to 6PM. However, cell phones and cameras are strictly prohibited from the event. Family members are urging fans to leave their cellular devices at home or they will be turned away at memorial.
"Fans come out and say your final goodbyes. It will be your last chance to see him," reads a message on X's Instagram page (see above).
Meanwhile, according to an affidavit obtained by the New York Times, Dedrick Devonshay Williams, the suspect charged in connection with X's murder, and an accomplice, followed the rapper to the motorcycle dealership less than an hour before murdering him.
Detectives of the Broward County Sheriff's Office reportedly recovered surveillance footage nearby the crime scene, which led them to Williams who is a tattoo artist in the area. Apparently, he wore the same orange sandals in the incident that he posted on his Instagram page weeks prior.
According to court documents, minutes after X's arrival at Riva Motorsports in Deerfield Park, Fla., Williams and another male followed him into the shop as one of the assailants donned a mask he purchased earlier from the store. When X tried to leave the shop, the two assailants blocked his vechile with their SUV driven by Williams.
Mr. Williams and an accomplice then jumped out of the SUV and "demanded property" from XXXTentacion before a brief struggle ensued and he was fatally shot. The men ran away with a Louis Vuitton bag from X's BMW and fled the crime scene.
Dealership employees also identified Williams as one of the men involved in the homicide. Subsequently, authorities arrested Williams for first-degree murder, a probation violation for theft of a car and driving without a valid license. Police are still searching for the second suspect in connection with the case.
Dedrick Williams is expected to appear in criminal court on Monday (June 25).
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