The males charged of killing XXXTentacion have been convicted guilty of his murder. Though authorities have not pursued the death penalty, they have sought life terms for Michael Boatwright (28), Dedrick Williams (26), and Trayvon Newsome (24 years old).
The conviction was reached by a Florida jury on Monday, more than four years after XXXTentacion, born Jahseh Onfroy, was gunned down outside a motorsports store in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
Boatwright, Newsome, and Williams each face first-degree murder and armed robbery charges. They were found guilty on both counts by the jury, who. The three men are scheduled to be sentenced on April 6th.
Robert Allen, a fourth suspect indicted in relation with the shooting, pled guilty to second-degree murder last year and agreed to testify against his co-defendants.
The shooting happened on June 18, 2018, just as XXXTentacion and an associate were leaving the Riva Motorsports dealership. When they began to leave the parking area, their car was obstructed by an SUV filled by the four suspects.
Footage is now Out Showing the Conviction of XXX Tentacion’s Killers in Court All Are Guilty. pic.twitter.com/NmGMqE6Km6— WhatsOnRap (@whatsonrap) March 20, 2023
The car was then exited by two armed men, later identified as Boatwright and Newsome, who carried out an ambush. Boatwright is charged with opening fire on XXXTentacion, who died from several gunshot wounds.