One of the four suspects in the murder of XXXTentacion is reportedly requesting to be released on bail. According to new legal documents obtained by TMZ, Robert Allen has asked the judge to allow him to post bail, claiming there’s no proof he committed a crime. He’s requesting bail to let him out until the scheduled trial so he can take care of his pregnant fiancée.
Allen was the third suspect arrested in connection with the murder of Florida rapper XXXTentacion on July 25, 2018.
Read our original article below from August 8 about the arrest of the fourth and final suspect in XXXTentacion’s murder.
The fourth and final suspect in the murder of South Florida rapper XXXTentacion as been arrested. XXXTentacion was shot and killed on June 18, outside a motorcycle dealership in Deerfield Beach, Florida.
According to a statement released by the Broward County Sheriff’s Office, 20-year-old Trayvon Newsome was taken into custody shortly before 5 p.m. ET. He surrendered at his lawyer’s office and was booked on charges of first-degree murder and robbery with a deadly weapon.
Newsome is the fourth and final suspect to be arrested in relation to the case, after Michael Boatwright, Dedrick Williams, and Robert Allen. In July, all four men were indicted on charges of first-degree murder and armed robbery.
Read our op-ed on the ethics of XXXTentacion and posthumous releases right here.