Dedrick D. Williams Arrested In XXXTentacion Murder Case

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Police have arrested a suspect in connection with the death of U.S. rapper XXXTentacion.

That being said, it is believed that one more person was involved in the shooting.

The 20-year-old musician, real name Jahseh Onfroy, was shot as he left a motorcycle dealership in south Florida on Monday and died later in hospital. After rising to fame on SoundCloud, authorities arrested the rapper on home invasion charges two years ago.

Broward police said XXXTentacion was killed Monday during an apparent robbery. He's being held without bond in the Broward County Jail.

An arrest report said Williams was alone in the silver 2004 Honda and driving without a licence when he was spotted by an officer in Pompano Beach. As previously reported, there are arrest warrants out for three more suspects in XXXTentacion's murder case. He was shot while in his sports vehicle.

A 22-year-old tattoo artist, Dedrick Devonshay Williams, aka Tattoman Chuckie, has been arrested in connection with the murder of rapper, XXXTentacion. He is expected to appear in court on the probation violation charge at a later date.

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"Williams (DOB 3/23/96) was taken into custody shortly before 7 Pompano Beach".

Broward County officials tell us the investigation into the death of XXXTentacion is still active.

Williams is charged with first-degree murder without premeditation.

The late rapper's mother Cleopatra Bernard revealed her son's unknown partner is carrying his child, sharing a sonogram image and a heartbreaking message of joy. His short career was marred by allegations of extreme domestic abuse and violence, and he was facing charges at the time of his death. "Eventually that's what I'll do, but right now I have to stay strong".

"She is stunned, devastated, somewhat rudderless at this point, she's a very young mother, 36 or 37, and one of the nicest ladies you'd ever meet", Bogenschutz said.

Soon after the attack, a shocking video of the rapper passed out in his vehicle started going around on social media.