Three men accused of shooting XXXTentacion in 2018 have been found guilty of murder.
20-year-old Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, Aka XXXTentacion, was at a South Florida motorcycle dealership event on June 18, 2018, and became a victim of robbery, prosecutors say.
He got shot while in his car while the robbers ran off with $50,000 and a Louis Vuitton bag.
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Micheal Boatwright – 27, Dedrick Williams – 26, and Trayvon Newsome – 24, were each convicted on charges of First-degree Murder and robbery with manslaughter.
Jurors had deliberated for over seven years before getting a verdict on Monday, March 20, marking the end of a trial that lasted about a month.
Each convicted perpetrator is expected to receive a mandatory life sentence.
A 4th man named Robert Allen was also arrested in connection to the killing but he pled guilty last year to a second-degree murder and agreed to testify against the other 3 suspects, adding that he was hesitant about the robbery and even asked the others to forget about the idea.
He could still face a lifetime prison sentence for his alleged role in the killing.
The deadly armed robbery was captured by a surveillance camera as Jurors in the criminal trial for Boatwright, Williams and Newsome saw the graphic footage in court this past February.
It showed an SUV drive up to Onfroy’s car in the motorbike shop’s parking lot before stopping perpendicular to the BMW, preventing it from exiting onto the street.
Two masked individuals can be seen leaving the SUV and approaching the driver’s side window of Onfroy’s car.
A confrontation ensues that ends with one assailant firing a gun through the window.
Both suspects then proceed to escape with $50,000 in cash, which Onfroy was carrying inside a Louis Vuitton satchel when the shooting happened, according to testimony heard during the trial.
He had planned to use the money to purchase a motorbike from the shop, prosecutors said.
Boatwright and Newsome were the assailants seen in that surveillance footage, according to the prosecution, and the deadly