The XXXTENTACION homicide trial is presently beneath method, and new footage of a few of the late artist’s final moments has surfaced after being proven within the courtroom.
A brief video clip exhibits X withdrawing $50,000 from the financial institution in seemingly excessive spirits on June 18, 2018 – the identical day he would finally be killed. The teller retrieved the cash and X put it in his Louis Vuitton bag, which is identical bag he was robbed of when he was shot and killed later that day whereas leaving Riva Motorsports.
— SAY CHEESE! 👄🧀 (@SaycheeseDGTL) February 7, 2023
The financial institution teller from the transaction took the stand on Tuesday (February 7), and was requested about X’s demeanor throughout their interplay.
“He was high quality. He appeared joyful,” Cecilia Ramos stated.
Three out of the 4 alleged co-defendants, Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Devonshay Williams and Trayvon Newsome, are standing trial.
If convicted, the three suspects might face life in jail. Authorities consider Boatwright was the assailant who finally fired the deadly photographs at XXXTENTACION. The 4 co-defendants, which incorporates one other man named Robert Allen, have been arrested quickly after and hit with first-degree homicide and armed theft with a firearm fees.
You possibly can view footage from the complete first day under.
Opening assertion: Prosecutor says Dedrick Williams (bow tie) was driving and cutoff the automotive pushed by @xxxtentacion Michael Boatwright (orange) & Trayvon Newsome (gray) placed on masks and are armed. Passenger manages to run away. They rob the rapper & Boatwright shoots/kills him. pic.twitter.com/9prPI9Iuhg
— Cathy Russon (@cathyrusson) February 7, 2023
Allen pleaded responsible to second-degree homicide fees in August 2022 and is anticipated to testify in opposition to his accomplices in hopes of a lighter sentence.
“[Allen] pleaded responsible to a lesser included offense of second-degree homicide and theft with a firearm. He nonetheless faces a life sentence. Clearly, we hope for higher than that. However his sentence is deferred and it’s doubtless he can be known as as a witness within the case in opposition to the opposite three co-defendants,” Allen’s lawyer Jim Lewis defined.
“Mr. Allen’s function was a lot lower than the opposite three concerned. It was at all times sort of contemplated that the State was wanting to make use of him as a witness within the case.”
The trial is anticipated to go on for a couple of month.