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Justice! Suspect Arrested In Connection To Rapper XXXTentacion's Brutal Slaying

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Jun. 21 2018, Published 1:12 p.m. ET

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A suspect in connection to the murder of young rapper XXXTentacion has been arrested, can confirm.

According to the Broward County Sheriff's Office in Florida, 22-year-old Dedrick Williams was taken into custody on Wednesday, July 20, and charged with first-degree murder.

"In just more than 48 hours, Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams, of Pompano Beach, for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion," Public Information Officer Linda Carter told exclusively in a statement. "Williams was taken into custody shortly before 7 p.m. in Pompano Beach."

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Williams was also charged with grand theft auto, and operating a vehicle without a driver's license.

He is being held without bond, and the case is pending trial.

The late 20-year-old rapper's mother reportedly first learned of the suspect's arrest last night while attending her son's vigil.

As previously reported, XXXTentacion was shot in the head around 4 pm on Monday, June 18 in Deerfield Beach, Florida.


He was transported to a local hospital in critical condition, and died shortly after.

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