Here's how fans can say goodbye to slain rapper XXXTentacion on Wednesday

Erika Holt
June 24, 2018

The up-and-coming United States rapper, whose given name was Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was gunned down in Deerfield Beach, Florida on Monday after leaving an upscale motorcycle dealership.

The story goes that Williams waited for XXX to return to the bike shop with cash after the rapper allegedly left the dealership to go to the bank to get money.

Dedrick Williams, 22, was pulled over Wednesday evening in Pompano Beach north of Miami and arrested on a warrant for first-degree murder, the Broward County Sheriff´s Department said.

A rep confirmed to Entertainment Tonight there will be an open casket viewing at the event for the 20-year-old musician, who was shot while shopping for motorcycles in South Florida.

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Rapper XXXTentacion shot and killed in Florida
He was sent to jail in December 2017 for violating bond in the domestic battery case, but was later released on house arrest. XXXTentacion released two studio albums, 17 and?, with the latter reaching number one on the Billboard 200 chart in March.

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Williams was driving a 2004 Honda alone without a license at the time of his arrest, according to a report. It was reported that as per the police documents, there were two men who jumped out of a auto and demanded property from XXX following a brief struggle.

Williams has been repeatedly arrested and had been on probation through 2021 over vehicle theft, according to law enforcement records.

It's also been reported that Williams was caught on cameras at a local store purchasing a face mask prior to the murder. The Broward County Sheriff's office continues their search for other suspects in the shooting, nothing looking concrete as of yet.

Sources close to XXX say that his most important objective in life was to take care of those around him. Police are still searching for the second suspect in connection with the case.

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