Texas Dad Slit Kids’ Throats As 8-Year-Old Son Cried “Daddy I’m Sorry”

A Houston, Texas man was arrested on murder charges after he killed his two young children to spite his wife.

According to news reports, Jean Pierre Ndossoka fatally stabbed his 8-year-old son and 1-year-old daughter at his home on Saturday (Aug. 4). The reports state that Ndossoka slit his children’s necks.

The children’s mother and Jean Pierre’s wife, Sabine Ntongo, found the kids dead after receiving a phone call from her husband saying that he killed their children and “left her a present.” Ndossoka had already fled the scene by the time Ntongo arrived at the apartment.

On Sunday (Aug. 5), Ndossoka was found with a self-inflicted gunshot wound in Pasadena, southeast of Houston. He admitted to police that he violently murdered his own children and told them that his 8-year-old son, Marcell Ndossoka, begged for his life, telling him “Daddy, I’m sorry” while his 1-year-old daughter, Anna-Belle Faith Ndossoka “just kept crying.”

Ndossoka was charged with two counts of capital murder and could face the death penalty if convicted.

Here’s what you need to know about Jean Pierre Ndossoka and his disturbing act of violence towards his young children:

1Jean Pierre Ndossoka’s 8-year-old son Marcel told him “daddy, I’m sorry” before his throat was cut.


Sabine Ntongo and Jean Pierre Ndossoka’s two children, Anna-Belle and Marcel, in a recent photo.

Last Saturday (Aug. 4), Jean Pierre Ndossoka’s two young children were dropped off his apartment for their visitation. Ndossoka called his wife, Sabine Ntongo, multiple times that day while she was at work. At some point during the afternoon, he allegedly called her and told her had killed the children and “left her a present.”

The Houston Chronicle reports that Ndossoka instructed Ntongo to use the key under the doormat to let herself in. She rushed to the apartment. When she arrived, she saw the bodies of her two kids on the bed with their throats slit and called 911. Ndossoka was nowhere to be found.

Not too long after putting out a vehicle description, police were able to pick Ndossoka up in Pasadena just a few hours later around 1 a.m. He was suffering from a self-inflicted gunshot wound. At first, he told police he didn’t remember what happened, but when he was questioned at the hospital, he admitted to doing “something bad” and claimed to have high blood pressure.

Police said Ndossoka said he had choked the children to death before later admitting to using a knife and leaving a note. He eventually explained what really happened. He said he had slit his children’s throats as they begged for their lives.

The man said his 8-year-old son, Marcel Ndossoka, said to him, “Daddy, I’m sorry” in the moments before his throat was slit. The boy’s 1-year-old sister, Ndossoka’s daughter, Anna-Belle Faith Ndossoka, “just kept crying,” the man allegedly told police.

2Ndossoka called his wife, Sabine Ntongo, to tell her that he had killed their children and “left her a present.”


Sabine Ntongo is comforted by a family member after finding her children stabbed to death in their father’s apartment in Houston.

Sabine Ntongo, who owns a hair braiding business in Houston, said her husband called her several times on Saturday while she was working. She had dropped her children off with her husband, Jean Pierre Ndossoka just a few hours earlier.

When she finally answered one of Ndossoka’s called last Saturday around 3:30 p.m., he told her what he had done. Ndossoka said he had killed their children and had “left a present for her” at his apartment, court documents said, and he had left a key under the doormat so that she could let herself in.

Ntongo found her children’s lifeless bodies in the apartment’s back bedroom. Their throats had been cut and a bloody knife was laying on the floor. She called 911 and police later found her husband in Pasadena with a self-inflicted gunshot wound. Police said they believe he tried to kill himself, but was unsuccessful.

During questioning, Ndossoka admitted to the horrific crime before revealing his son Marcel’s haunting last words: “Daddy, I’m sorry.” He said his daughter Anna-Belle Faith “just kept crying” as he cut her throat.

3Ndossoka told Ntongo in a handwritten note that she would “carry the burden” of her children’s souls and he planned to die with them.


When Sabine Ntongo found her children’s dead bodies at her husband’s apartment, she saw a note written in French by her estranged husband.

Ndossoka wrote in the letter that Ntongo would have to “carry the burden of our souls, me and my two children.” Ndossoka also allegedly wrote, “I am dying with my two children.”

He apparently intended for the incident to be a murder-suicide because police found him miles away from Houston in Pasadena in his truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

When investigators first interviewed Ndossoka from his hospital bed, he at first claimed to not remember what had happened in his apartment. After being pressed by investigations, he finally admitted he had done “something bad,” court records said.

When police asked him what happened, Ndossoka motioned towards his neck. He then recounted his children’s final words. “Daddy, I’m sorry,” he said his son Marcel pleaded with him as his daughter Anna-Belle “just kept crying,” he said.

4Ndossoka and Ntongo have been married for 6 years and emigrated to the U.S. together from Congo.


Jean Pierre Ndossoka and his wife Sabine Ntongo were estranged at the time of the murders.

The couple married six years ago, and had recently emigrated together from Congo to the U.S., where they both became naturalized citizens. But family members told local CBS affiliate WLKY that Ndossoka was verbally abusive.

It isn’t clear if Ndossoka and Ntongo were in the process of divorcing, but they were separated with Ntongo being left with the children. Custody then became a new issue for the couple because Ndossoka wanted to see his children, 1-year-old Anna-Belle and 8-year-old Marcel, every day.

So to spite her, he did something that he knew would hurt her to her core. He brutally killed their children by slitting their throats while they were in his custody. “I am dying with my two children,” Ndossoka allegedly wrote in a letter Ntongo found at the apartment after she discovered the bodies of her children.

The hand-scribbled note, written in French, also told Ntongo she would have to “carry the burden of our souls, me and my children.” But Ndossoka was unsuccessful in his suicide attempt, because he was later found in his truck with a self-inflicted gunshot wound.

Ntongo’s cousin, Patrice Nsuary, told WLKY he had recently counseled the couple about their deteriorating relationship. “I came down here to talk to both of them about the marriage. In Africa, we talk to both the man and wife,” Nsuary said. “I spoke to him yesterday.”

Nsuary also said he had seen Ndossoka and his son at the grocery store the day before the murders and “he seemed fine.” Another distraught family member told the news station they had no idea why Ntongo would kill his kids, especially in such a brutal manner “We don’t understand,” they said. “It’s just unbelievable. We don’t know why.”

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XXXTentacion’s 4th Murder Suspect Pleads “Not Guilty” After Arrest

The fourth and final suspect in XXXTentacion’s murder case has finally been arrested.

Nearly two months after his involvement in XXXTentacion’s shooting death, 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was arrested in Broward County, Florida on Tuesday (Aug. 7), according to online jail records.

Newsome was booked on two charges: murder in the first degree and robbery with a deadly weapon. He turned himself in through his lawyer after being at large for several weeks, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Department.

Investigators believe Newsome was one of the two trigger men in XXX’s June 18th murder. The other alleged gunman, 22-year-old Michael Boatwright, and the remaining two murder suspects—22yo Dedrick Williams and 22yo Robert Allen—are also behind bars.

According to documents obtained by Complex, Newsome pleaded not guilty to his charges and also filed for a demand for discovery, which is standard procedure and means the state of Florida must provide any and all evidence related to the case to his attorney.

With Newsome’s not guilty plea, all four of the suspects have affirmed their innocence.

Additionally, Michael Boatwright will reportedly undergo a mental examination before proceeding to trial, and if he is found unfit to go to trial, he could be involuntarily hospitalized and receive prescribed treatment.

On June 18th, XXXTentacion withdrew $50,000 in cash from the bank and put it in a Louis Vuitton bag. As he was leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, FL, the four suspects attempted to rob him, and when he refused to hand the bag over, they shot and killed him and ran off with the money.

Broward Sheriff Scott Israel called the incident a “tragic shooting” and vowed to “bring those who did it to justice.”

XXXTentacion’s family, friend and fans should be able to rest a little easier now knowing that all four of his alleged killers are now behind bars with murder charges.

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Mom Charged With Murder After Throwing 4-Year-Old Daughter in River

A 26-year-old mother was charged with murder after killing her 4-year-old daughter by throwing her in a river and letting her drown, police said.

According to witnesses, Shakayla Denson waded into the Hillsborough River with her daughter, Je’Hyrah Daniels on Thursday, August 2nd. Roughly halfway across the river, she tossed the child and waded out. Initial reports had said that Denson allegedly threw the 4-year-old girl off a bridge, but authorities later confirmed that Denson waded in the river before tossing the child into it.

Tampa Police Chief Brian Dugan confirmed the details in a news conference Friday morning, describing the girl’s death as “quite frankly, tragic, chaotic and just downright unbelievable, all at the same time.”

“There are much more questions than there are answers,” Chief Dugan said. “It’s a completely tragic event. It’s a crazy world we live in.”

Here’s what you need to know about Shakayla Denson and Je’Hyrah Daniels:

Jakayla Denson is accused of tossing her struggling and screaming child, Je’Hyrah Daniels, into a river.

People who witnessed this tragic incident firsthand say that they saw the little girl struggling and heard her screaming before her mother tossed her in the river.

According to a report from the Tampa Bay Times:

Along the banks, passersby turned and stared, telling police later Thursday that they watched the woman drag her daughter from a car, across the pavement and grass, up to the edge — and then into — the Hillsborough River.

The woman held the 4-year-old to her chest, witnesses said, and began to scream, too. She waded deeper. When the dark water reached her shoulders, the mother let go. As the little girl floated away, witnesses said they saw her head and hands rise into view. Then she disappeared.

Tampa police Chief Brian Dugan received the call about 4 p.m. and he couldn’t believe what he was hearing. “I kept thinking, well maybe it’s a bag of garbage,” Dugan said. “Maybe somebody didn’t see what they thought they saw.”

Rescue divers went into the river at 4:16 p.m. and within minutes, they pulled 4-year-old Je’Hyrah Daniels out of the water. She was pronounced dead at 4:49 by doctors at St. Joseph’s hospital.

The doctors told police Je’Hyrah likely drowned, but no one would know for sure until an autopsy was completed by the medical examiner.

“It’s the craziest world that we live in at times,” Chief Dugan said. “The child…is unfortunately now dead. The mom is in custody. Right now we are sorting through and trying to get some answers…we’re still trying to piece this whole thing together.”

Witnesses said Shakayla Denson was acting strangely before the incident, counting out loud and running down the street “wearing only a bra and black pants and no shoes.”

Witnesses said Denson was acting bizarrely before and after throwing her daughter into the river.

Eddie Camacho, who owns a business near the river, told the Tampa Bay Times that he saw Denson running up and down the street wearing only a bra and black pants and no shoes in the rain. He said he watched her run across the street and into a parking lot where she was checking car door handles. When he went out to ask her what she was doing, she ran into the store and into the back storage area.

Osama Jamil, an employee of the store, was helping customers at the counter but went to the back to investigate. “It was weird,” Jamil said. “She was back there, washing her face. She was counting out loud, 19, 20, 21. I went back there to see if she was all right. She didn’t look right.”

Jamil asked Denson if she was OK, and she stopped washing her face and ran past him and then outside behind the building.

At a nearby apartment complex, Shawanda Smith said she saw a skinny black woman with messy hair, wearing a bra and leggings, throw her stuff into the back of a stranger’s Buick and lock herself in. The owner banged on the window until she ran away.

Two hours before Je’Hyrah died, a neighbor saw her playing barefoot outside her apartment building. She was later spotted outside an auto repair shop about a half mile away from her home and her mother was seen yanking her in between parked cars.

The shop’s owner, Abdelrazzaq Abdelrazz, saw Denson looking into windows before she shoved the girl into the back seat of a gray Nissan Altima and then hopped in herself, finding keys inside. She locked the doors.

“What are you doing, ma’am?” Abdelrazz recalled asking her. “Open the door!” He then tried to put himself in front of the car to stop her from leaving, but she pulled the car away and rolled over his foot as she drove off.

She then drove to the river where she committed the disturbing act.

Two witnesses told police they saw Denson as she “forcefully removed Je’Hyrah from the back seat of the Altima by the arm.”

They said Je’Hyrah was “screaming loudly and not cooperating” as Denson pulled her out of the car. Denson then went into the Hillsborough River while holding both of Je’Hyrah’s arms until the water reached her shoulders.

Vicki Walker gave the above photo of the mother in the river to ABC Action News. She told the TV station that she saw the woman in the water, but didn’t see the child, “which was very odd,” she said. “I’ve lived here for years, I’ve never seen anybody in the river.”

Walker said that the woman was by herself and that she watched her walk out of the river onto the bank, where she said the woman sat for a while. “There’s a part of me that’s like ‘oh my gosh, why didn’t I run over there? Why didn’t I talk to this person? Why didn’t I find out what was going on?’ I had no idea,” Walker added.

Police said they “quickly located the woman suspected of tossing the child in the water. She was walking nearby and was taken into custody.”

Denson had created a GoFundMe for her daughter who had been diagnosed with autism.

About 9 months ago, Shakayla Denson created a GoFundMe page titled “Life with je’hyrah.” It featured a photo of her and Je’Hyrah with the following caption:

“My daughter was recently diagnose with autism spectrum, my goal is to start saving for therapy equipment, and also for je’hyrah’s future. I’ve also gathered interest in reaching out to others living with autism, and would enjoy providing strategies and resources I’ve learn to help them get threw the day. Thanks and i appreciate it.”

Denson had set a goal of $1,500, but received no donations. The page has since been deleted and was replaced by one started by the girl’s father Jedaric Daniels to help cover funeral costs.

He wrote:

“Je’hyrah was a happy 4 year who’s life was taken away from her so suddenly! I am reaching out to ask for help with burying my only babygirl. In my entire 37 years of living, I have never endured so much hurt in pain. Je’hyrah was diagnosed with Autisum so she required a little more love and attention. I loved her with every bone in my body. Please help me lay Je’hyrah to rest!! She deserves a proper burial. NO AMOUNT IS TO SMALL!!!”

According to her Facebook page, Denson worked for a healthcare company and studied to be a registered nurse. She also has a criminal record, according to court docs.

On Facebook, Kayla Denson referred to herself as “just a child of god, a growing [woman] finding her way.”

On another page, with the same profile picture as the first, she wrote that she worked at WellCare Health Plans and studied to become a Registered Nurse at Hillsborough Community College.

According to Florida court records, Denson also has a criminal record, which includes arrests for theft and criminal traffic cases, such as driving with a suspended license. The theft case dated back to 2016 and was a second-degree misdemeanor.

A candlelight vigil was held Saturday night (Aug. 4) to remember 4-year-old Je’Hyrah Daniels. Nearly 100 people gathered near the grassy bank of the Hillsborough River to remember Je’Hyrah.

“She loved French fries. She loved to eat French fries,” said Adeesha Hailey, a friend of the family who has known them for over 40 years. Hailey said she was still trying to understand why the little girl is gone.

“She wasn’t a monster,” Hailey said. “She didn’t beat her baby. Nothing like that. We just need to know what was going on. Something had to be going on to leave her baby out in the water and float away. We don’t know what made her take her out there and leave her and just walk away. We don’t know.”

Tragedy Daniels, a cousin of Shakayla Denson, said: “Right now, we are feeling upset and trying to do our best to get through it and find support for each other and the family. Things are just said all over but deep down, we know what we felt, what she felt, and that is not her and we got to stand by her and support her the best way we can and that is what we are here to do. And we are going to start by today, by showing support, for my little cousin and trying to keep the love going.”

A child welfare report stated that Je’Hyrah Daniels was non-verbal and Denson seemed “overwhelmed and tired” from caring for her. The report also said that Je’Hyrah was fixated on water.

About six weeks prior to Je’Hyrah’s drowning death, child protection workers fielded a report from someone who claimed Shakayla Denson wasn’t properly caring for her daughter, the Tampa Bay Times reported. According to the caller, Je’Hyrah was non-verbal and Denson seemed “overwhelmed and tired” from taking care of her.

A Hillsborough County Sheriff’s child-protective investigator wrote in a record of the initial report: “It seems like the mother is upset that she has these disabilities and (she) is not the baby she dreamed of having.”

On June 19th, someone called child services to report that Je’Hyrah had wandered off while visiting her great-grandmother’s home and walked to a nearby park. The tipster said they were concerned that Denson “is always tired and sleeping,” according to the report.

“The mother is easily distracted and doesn’t show much attention toward Je’Hyrah,” the tipster stated. “She just lets her run around and do what she wants. She doesn’t seem to have the maturity to address the special needs that Je’Hyrah has.”

During a June 20th visit to the home, an investigator found that Je’Hyrah seemed happy and healthy. The report stated that Je’Hyrah and her mother lived in a two bedroom, one bathroom apartment that was equipped with a security system and had no hazards. The mother and daughter also had a small dog, which the investigator said appeared to be friendly.

Denson told the investigator that she was shocked that someone had reported her and described herself as a great mother, but admitted that it was difficult taking care of a special-needs child as a single parent. She said she and Je’Hyrah’s father were not together, but he pays child support when he can, the report stated.

Denson denied that Je’Hyrah had ever wandered outside of their home, “but she is very preoccupied with water and always wants to jump in no matter where they are,” the report stated.

The investigator wrote in the report that Je’Hyrah seemed happy and energetic. She didn’t have any marks or injuries and responded to basic commands. The report noted that as the investigator and Denson walked through the residence, the girl would follow them.

The investigator said Denson told them her daughter’s autism diagnosis had changed her life. She said the girl couldn’t speak and would often throw tantrums. She said she kept the alarm in her apartment on to let her know if Je’Hyrah ever tried to wander outside. She said relatives helped care for her daughter, but she feared leaving her with others because they might not know how to deal with her behavior.

Denson said she worked 3 to 4 days a week at McDonald’s but was looking for a work from home job so that she could spend more time with Je’Hyrah. She said her daughter had received some behavioral therapy and she was working on getting her enrolled in the Florida Autism Center of Excellence (FACE).

“She denied that there is anything wrong with her that would prevent her from being able to take care of the child,” the report stated. “She denied that she is too immature to care for the child.”

The investigator also met with Denson’s sister, who sometimes helped watch Je’Hyrah. The aunt said her niece did try to wander sometimes, but Denson was good about supervising her, and she had no concerns for her well-being.

Two of Denson’s neighbors also said they had no concerns for the girl’s safety. The investigator noted in their report that Denson, who had two prior arrests for failure to appear in court, showed “no pattern of violent, impulsive, or concerning behavior.”

Investigators checked in again with Je’Hyrah’s grandmother in late July, and she reported that things were going well. By then, Je’Hyrah was linked with the Center for Autism and Related Disorders, where she had been learning to communicate by pointing to pictures in a book. She had also been enrolled in the FACE school.

The investigation was closed on July 31st, concluding that there was no evidence of maltreatment, abuse or neglect. Two days later, Denson carried her screaming daughter to the Hillsborough River and left her to drown.

Denson was officially charged with murder in the first degree, aggravated child abuse and grand theft auto at her first court appearance on Friday, August 3rd. She was denied bond.

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Third XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested in Georgia, Extradited to Florida

Three down, one to go! The third XXXTentacion murder suspect is in custody, and it’s all thanks to U.S. Marshals.

The U.S. Marshals’ Southeast Regional Fugitive Task Force located 22-year-old Robert Allen at his sister’s home in Eastman, Georgia Wednesday (Jul. 25), hundreds of miles from Broward County, Florida, where he lives and where XXXTentacion was shot and killed last month. Authorities said Allen’s sister cooperated with officers when they showed up to arrest him.

Robert Allen’s mugshot from Dodge County, Georgia

Allen, who was indicted on first-degree murder and armed robbery charges last week along with his three accomplices—Dedrick Williams, Michael Boatwright and Trayvon Newsome—was booked into the Dodge County Jail and was extradited to Broward County early Friday (Jul. 27).

Dedrick Williams and Michael Boatwright are currently in custody in Broward County while Trayvon Newsome, who cops have named as one of the “trigger men” in XXX’s murder, is still at large.

Robert Allen was initially identified by police as a person of interest after he was captured on surveillance video outside RIVA Motorsports, the motorcycle dealership where XXXTentacion was moments before his murder.

Allen was also named in a felony warrant charging him with flakka possession, carrying a concealed firearm and probation violation, according to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office.

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Trayvon Newsome, Michael Boatwright, Robert Allen & Dedrick Williams Indicted

The four men involved in the shooting death of XXXTentacion have been indicted by a Florida grand jury, and police are asking for help finding two of them who are still at large.

According to Broward County sheriff’s deputies, the 20-year-old rapper (real name: Jahseh Dwayne Ricardo Onfroy) was shot and killed on June 18th in an apparent robbery attempt as he was living RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida.

Two men, Dedrick Williams and Michael Boatright, both aged 22, have been arrested on charges of murder and armed robbery in connection with the attack, while two other men, identified as 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome and 22-year-old Robert Allen, remain at large and are wanted by police. All four of the men were indicted on Wednesday, July 18th.

Broward County sheriff’s deputies said Boatwright and Newsome were armed when they confronted Onfroy in broad daylight and they were the ones who actually pulled the trigger and fatally shot him, ending his life. Boatwright was charged with first-degree murder on July 10th. He had been in jail since July 5th on charges unrelated to the shooting, deputies said.

Dedrick Williams was also arrested in connection with the killing days after it occurred and is being held on bond. He is believed to have had an “active part” in Onfroy’s death, deputies said in his arrest warrant.

The Miami Herald detailed the June 18th incident that led to XXXTentacion’s shooting death:

Before Pompano Beach rapper XXXTentacion swung by Deerfield Beach’s Riva Motorsports to look at motorcycles on June 18, he stopped at a Bank of America branch to take out $50,000 in stacks of $100 bills.

That $50,000 was in the Louis Vuitton bag that gunmen stole when they fatally shot XXXTentacion as he and a friend tried to drive out of Riva’s parking lot, according to an arrest warrant.

The warrant says Allen was seen on surveillance video at Riva with Williams minutes before the robbery. Also, the warrant says Allen was with Boatwright and Tony Robinson, Williams’ close friend, when Robinson rented the 2017 Dodge Journey detectives say blocked XXXTentacion’s BMW as he left Riva’s parking lot. Arrest warrants say witnesses and surveillance cameras saw two gunmen jump out and take the Louis Vuitton bag, then take XXXTentacion’s life.

As described in Boatwright’s arrest warrant, investigators followed a Dedrick Williams trail to the indicted quartet. Williams’ arrest warrant said Riva staff recognized him by his heavily tattooed face as a regular customer, and Riva’s surveillance cameras spotted him in the store buying a black mask beforehand while wearing idiosyncratic orange sandals seen on his Facebook and Instagram accounts.

(Boatwright’s warrant said Williams originally denied being at Riva on June 18, but changed his story when detectives told him of the store’s near-omniscient surveillance camera system).

The warrant also says Tony Robinson, so tight with Williams that she often says she’s Williams’ sister, rented the Dodge Journey from Miramar resident Tanisha Clark on June 17 for $60 via the Turo app. Robinson told detectives she let Allen have the car and never saw it again.

She told cops that the next day, June 18, she got a call that Newsome had wrecked the Dodge Journey. That crash, a hit and run at 3100 NW 19th St. in Fort Lauderdale, happened three hours after the robbery. Fort Lauderdale police identified Newsome as the driver.

When BSO detectives hit Williams’ car and home with search warrants, Boatwright’s arrest warrant claims, they found the orange sandals, a live .22 caliber round of the same brand as the casings found around the BMW and a loaded .38 caliber gun. They also found $800 of clothing bought at Just for Sports in Fort Lauderdale on June 19.

Williams’ babysitter told police when Williams came home on June 18, Williams paid him with a single $100 bill.

On Williams’ cellphone, the Boatwright warrant says, police found a June 18 video of Williams “dancing with a large amount of $100 bills which he throws out on the floor in front of him” and a June 19 video of “a person sitting in the driver’s seat of a vehicle holding a large amount of 100 dollar bills in both hands. This clear video shows that the person depicted in the video is Dedrick Williams, not Robert Allen as first believed.”

On Boatwright’s cellphone, the warrant says, cops found photos of Boatwright taken June 18 with “a large amount of $100 bills fanned out in front of him” and one in which he and Newsome were “holding a large amount of $100 bills.”

Also on Boatwright’s phone: On June 29, he searched for information on “accessory to murder.”

Anyone with any information about Trayvon Newsome and Robert Allen’s whereabouts has been asked to contact the BSO homicide detectives John Curcio or Walt Foster at (954) 321-4210.

Those who wish to remain anonymous are asked to contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at www.browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest may be eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.

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Second XXXTentacion Murder Suspect Arrested

Police have arrested a second suspect in XXXTentacion’s murder case.

22-year-old Michael Boatwright was arrested on an unrelated drug charge on Thursday, July 5th, and while he was in jail, he was served with a warrant on Tuesday, July 10th for first-degree murder.

According to court docs, when Boatwright was pulled over on July 5th for tinted windows, officers smelled marijuana and then discovered 6 grams of crack cocaine in his pocket.

Boatwright’s arrest record shows that, in addition to the murder charge, Boatwright is being held on charges of cannabis possession, possession of cocaine with intent to sell, manufacture or deliver, possession of the drug flakka, battery on a specified employee, resisting/obstruction without violence, and probation violation, among other charges. He’s being held without bond and it wasn’t immediately clear whether he had obtained legal representation.

XXXTentacion was shot and killed outside of a motorcycle dealership in Broward County, Florida on June 18th. According to the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, Michael Boatwright is one of the two armed suspects who confronted the rapper outside Riva Motorsports before he was gunned down. Police believe four people in total were involved.

22-year-old Robert Allen was also identified by investigators as a person of interest in connection with the killing of the 20-year-old rapper after he was spotted on surveillance video at the motorcycle in Pompano Beach were XXX was shopping before he was murdered. Allen is still wanted, along with another unnamed suspect.

Boatwright’s arrest came a few weeks after 22-year-old Dedrick Williams was arrested and booked for first-degree murder, however, police have said that he is not one of the men who actually shot XXXTentacion.

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XXXTentacion Fought to His Death With Masked Gunmen Who Targeted Him Before Murder

New evidence in the investigation into XXXTentacion’s shooting death has revealed details about his murder, including XXX being targeted by his killers, how the rapper struggled for his life before he was fatally shot, and how police eventually collared one of the men responsible for his death.

According to a detective’s sworn affidavit, the 20-year-old’s killers were tracking him in his final moments Monday afternoon (Jun. 18).

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The affidavit states that the main suspect in the shooting, 22-year-old tattoo artist Dedrick Williams, and another man followed XXX into RIVA Motorsports before shooting and robbed him in his car less than a half hour later. The court documents also say that XXXTentacion (real name: Jahseh Dwayne Onfrey) was specifically targeted in the attack.

Surveillance footage from outside the motorcycle shop, as well as from inside the business, captured two men entering the dealership while XXXTentacion shopped. The CCTV video also recorded the moment he was ambushed while leaving the bike shop’s parking lot.

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Onfroy had brought a friend along with him to browse at the dealership where he was a regular customer. What happened to his passenger, and why the rapper was targeted, were not described in the court docs. Onfroy’s attorney, David Bogenschutz—who had previously warned XXX to become more aware of his security—said he believes his client had gone to a bank before traveling to RIVA motorsports.

Onfroy drove his BMW to the motorcycle dealer at about 3:30 p.m. Monday afternoon. About two minutes later, a dark-colored SUV arrived and parked in the dealer’s lot. Two men exited the SUV, one wearing a white tank top and bright orange sandals and the other wearing a dark T-shirt, and entered the store.

The man in the white tank and orange sandals, later identified as Williams, paid cash for a black mask, and the men left the store. They returned to the SUV and backed it into a homeowner’s driveway across the street from the dealership.

At 3:55 p.m., when Onfroy’s BMW was exiting the dealership’s lot, the SUV pulled in front of it, blocking Onfroy in. An eyewitness told detectives two armed men dressed in dark clothing and gloves—one wearing a red mask and the other in a black mask—approached the driver side of the rapper’s vehicle.

XXX briefly struggled with the masked men, who then shot the rapper multiple times before reaching inside the BMW and taking his Louis Vuitton bag. XXX was hit in the neck and died instantly, witnesses said. The masked men fled the scene immediately after the shooting.

Broward Sheriff’s deputies were able to quickly identify Williams because he was seen wearing the same orange sandals he had on when he killed XXXTentacion in multiple photographs posted to Instagram and Facebook. Williams’ identity was also confirmed by eyewitnesses and employees of the shop. Within 48 hours, Williams was taken into police custody and charged with first-degree murder for X’s shooting death.

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According to Williams’ arrest report, police contact was made with him as he drove a 2004 silver Honda Accord, which he was driving without a valid license and a suspended ID. The records accuse Williams of murdering XXXTentacion with “a premeditated design to effect the death of a human being, Jahseh Onfroy” and allege he did “have an active part and did kill and murder by shooting him with a deadly weapon, to wit: a gun.”

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Williams appeared in court the day after his arrest and was denied bond. The Broward County Sheriff’s Office said they were “seeking additional suspects” still at large. Williams’ brother posted a video on social media denying Williams’ involvement in the shooting.

Though police don’t believe Williams is the one who actually pulled the trigger, his active role in the homicide led to him being arrested on a premeditated murder charge.

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XXXTentacion’s Alleged Killer Dedrick Williams Charged With Murder in 1st Court Appearance, Denied Bond

Dedrick D. Williams, the man accused of murdering XXXTentacion, appeared in court Thursday afternoon (Jun. 21) to answer to the charges he’s facing in the rapper’s shooting death.

The video footage from court shows Williams going before the judge at the Broward County Courthouse and he was formally charged with 1 count of first-degree murder and 1 count of grand theft auto.

Apparently, Williams has retained the services of a public defender, who said that there has been no witnesses or testimony in the case, and all the courts had to arrest him was a probable cause affidavit.

But the judge made it clear that based on the court docs, she found probable cause and “proof of guilt to be evident or the presumption great,” so she chose to hold him without bond in regards to the murder charge.

Williams was also hit with a probation violation stemming from a 2014 case and will appear in court Monday (Jun. 25) for that.

As we previously reported, Williams—an 11-time felon—was arrested Wednesday night in South Florida after a police chase (he had also stolen a car, hence the grand theft auto charge). His criminal record includes arrests for cocaine possession, weapons possession, domestic violence, aggravated assault with a firearm and grand theft auto.

Authorities believe there are at least two others involved in XXX’s murder, and according to TMZ, there are two other arrest arrests that have been signed by a judge. The two suspects haven’t been taken into custody yet, but they could be arrested before the end of the week.

XXXTentacion was gunned down Monday afternoon (Jun. 18) in broad daylight as he sat in his car after leaving RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach, Florida, which is not too far from where he lives.

The shooting happened in front of several witnesses, who reported seeing “masked men” fleeing the scene. X was reportedly shot in the neck and died instantly.

A Louis Vuitton bag was stolen from the scene and police have yet to determine if the men accused of XXXTentacion’s murder had any personal ties to the entertainer.

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Rapper Shot in the Neck, Died Instantly in Shooting

XXXTentacion was shot in the neck and died instantly during the alleged robbery that claimed his life, according to eyewitnesses.

XXX was gunned down Monday (Jun. 18) in South Florida when two armed men approached his car and shot him. He was in the area shopping for a motorcycle at RIVA motorsports in Deerfield Beach, FL.

Eyewitness tell TMZ a bullet struck the rapper in the neck and he immediately went limp, losing all signs of life, including a pulse. It appears as though his death was instant, witnesses said.

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Video footage captured immediately after the shooting showed the rapper lifeless in his vehicle as bystanders tried to find a pulse.

In the police dispatch audio, 911 dispatchers classified XXX as a level 1 trauma patient and described his state as “comatose,” however, bystanders said it was clear that XXX was already gone. Dispatchers revealed his shooters fled the scene in a black Dodge Journey.

The Broward County Sheriff’s Office classified the incident as a robbery because his Louis Vuitton bag was stolen. So far, no one has been arrested, and a pair of South Florida rappers internet sleuths believe were responsible (Soldier Kidd and Soldier Jojo) have denied any involvement in the shooting.

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Chicago Rapper & Friend of ZackTV Accused of Setting Up His Murder Shot Dead

An up-and-coming rapper out of Chicago who was close friends with Zachary “ZackTV” Stoner was reportedly killed this weekend, and many believe it was because of allegations that had something to do with Zack Stoner’s murder.

According to internet reports, Chicago rapper “T Streetz” (not to be confused with Young Money rapper T Streets) was gunned down in the city late Friday night (Jun. 8). The shooting apparently happened after T Streetz went to police to clear his name after people online were accusing him of setting up ZackTV’s murder.

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Zachary Stoner, a YouTube vlogger who ran a popular channel called “Zack TV,” which was considered the “Hood CNN,” was shot and killed in Chicago’s South Loop neighborhood on Wednesday, May 30th. Police said the 30-year-old was driving his jeep around 1:30 a.m. when a driver of another vehicle pulled up beside his car and fired a number of shots.

Zack was shot in the head and neck before he hit a curb and crashed into a light pole. He was rushed to Northwestern Hospital in critical condition, where he later died of his injuries. Friends said Zack had just left a rap concert at Refuge—a nightclub less than a half a mile away from the scene of the shooting.

Video footage showing the shooting’s aftermath was posted on social media. A man could be heard frantically shouting “Let’s go!” as several others ran from a damaged Chevy Caprice to a third car that was on the scene, which drove away.

Police still haven’t identified the suspected the shooter(s) and are still piecing together evidence to help find out who was responsible for Zack’s murder. But internet sleuths who felt like they already had the answers pinned the crime on Zack’s friend T Streetz.

Zack and Streetz worked closely together setting up and conducting interviews with rappers in Chicago for ZackTV. Last week, people started accusing T Streetz of somehow being involved with Zack’s murder.

A number of prominent Chicago internet personalities were claiming on social media that T Streetz was one of the men in the video (above) seen fleeing the scene after Zack was killed, however, there has been no solid evidence to support those claims.

But when Zack’s mom, Yolanda Jones, went on Facebook calling someone out for setting Zack up, the rumor mill went into overdrive, with many assuming she was referring to T Streetz.

Hours before he was killed, T Streetz went to a police station in Chicago in an effort to clear his name, and he documented the visit with a Facebook Live recording.

In the video, he called out so-called “internet detectives” for accusing him of setting up Zack TV’s murder, which he adamantly denied. It is believed that the Facebook Live video led T Streetz’ killers right to him, because later that night, he was murdered.

Another video posted on YouTube purports to show the scene where police found T Streetz body early Saturday morning after he was gunned down the night before.

According to the Chicago Tribune, at least five people were killed in shootings between Friday night and early Saturday morning, and this part of their report appears to describe T Streetz murder:

Officers responding to a call of a person down about 6:10 a.m. in Bronzeville found a man unresponsive in the 4500 block of South Champlain Avenue. He had multiple gunshot wounds and was pronounced dead, police said. Detectives in Area Central are investigating.

It is believed that this photo shows T Streetz’ lifeless body on the sidewalk under a white sheet while police survey the scene for evidence:

Coincidentally, Zack Stoner’s funeral was held Saturday in Chicago.

This is a developing story and we will update this article as more details emerge…

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