Second Suspect Arrested in XXXTentacion's Murder

Lester Mason
July 12, 2018

Michael Boatwright now faces first-degree murder charges, the Broward Sheriff's Office said in a news release.

Detectives at the Broward County Sheriff's Office in Florida say they are still looking for a second gunman.

Boatwright has a lengthy criminal past with several drug charges as well as an arrest for battery.

The newspaper reports that police suspect Boatwright is one of the gunmen who actually pulled the trigger and shot XXXTentacion. He was then served a warrant for first-degree murder while in custody.

Another suspect, Dedrick Devonshay Williams, 22, was arrested on June 20 - just over than 48 hours after the murder - following a traffic stop in Pompano Beach.


The 22-year-old was already in Broward County Jail after his arrest Thursday on felony cocaine possession with intent to sell or deliver and misdemeanor marijuana possession charges, which brought additional violation of probation charges. Both fled in a dark-colored SUV, deputies said. Authorities on Wednesday said they are still seeking the second gunman, but offered no further details on that individual.

Onfroy was taken to Broward Health North in Deerfield Beach, where he was pronounced dead.

It's not clear why a murder charge was filed against Williams.

According to his arrest warrant, police believe Williams was behind the wheel of the SUV that blocked XXXTentacion from leaving his parking spot at RIVA Motorsports.

As we reported ... the Broward County Sheriff's Office also identified 22-year-old Robert Allen as a person of interest in connection with the killing of the 20-year-old rapper. He has been one of the most streamed artists of the last month; his two albums, 17 and ?

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