Florida rapper YNW Melly has been arrested and charged in a double murder of his close friends. According to Miramar police, Melly allegedly shot two of his friends dead and then tried to make it look like they were victims of a drive-by shooting. The victims were shot on October 26, 2018 and rushed to the hospital in a Jeep at 4:35 am, reports the Sun Sentinel. The rapper has been charged with two counts of first-degree murder in connection of the October 2018 murders.
YNW Melly issued a statement on Instagram saying “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 2ynwjuvy #freeus.”