Police have arrested a third person suspected of involvement in the murder of a Memphis rapper. Young dolphin.
Rolling Stone Shortly after the 27-year-old Shundale became Barnett Dolf (real name Adolf Robert Thornton Jr.), the suspect met with his colleague Justin Johnson and was accused of being an aide to the rapper’s murder. was shot dead in front of a Memphis bakery in November.
During a recent press conference, U.S. Marshall Tire said Miller was seen traveling with Barnett Johnson in Terre Haute, Indiana. the other was arrested on Tuesday, December 11th..
“Shundale Barnett is the man who has helped Justin since we searched for him,” Miller said, noting that Barnett will be held in Indiana under a state order, but will be relocated to Shelby County. Tennessee.
Johnson’s arrest came after a lengthy search by Memphis police and U.S. marshals. The order was announced last week, Signed by the Memphis Police Department, offered a $ 15,000 reward for information leading to his arrest. Johnson reportedly fled to Indiana – 500 miles from the area where Dolph was killed – and was led by one of more than 500 advisers.
This happened last Sunday (December 9th) after Cornelius Smith was arrested in Southaven, Mississippi. According to police, Dolph was charged with stealing a white Mercedes Benz used as an escape car in the shooting and an arrest warrant was issued for him. Both he and Johnson were arrested on charges of first-degree murder and theft of property ranging from $ 10,000 to $ 60,000.
Smith was also charged with attempted first-degree murder – he attempted to shoot Dolph’s brother during the incident that killed the rapper – and was charged with illegally carrying or possessing a firearm and using a firearm with intent to commit a crime.
When asked on Wednesday whether police were aware of the motive behind Dolph’s murder, Memphis Police Chief Cerelin’s CJ Davis told reporters his team was picking “a lot of advice.” what are the real motives ”. However, he noted that his unit was “not ready to put it there right now.”
A private funeral was held for Young Dolph on November 30th, On December 15, before a part of the street in the neighborhood where he grew up was renamed in his honor. The Rolling Loud Festival in California, where Dolf is scheduled to perform, featured a number of rappers from its Paper Route Empire label. as well as his protege Key Glock and a recent partner OT Genasis, Performed a souvenir set for Dolph.
Writing in a statement after his death, Dolph’s family said, “There aren’t enough words to describe the pain we feel. Losing Adolf, Dolf, Man-Man will change our lives forever. And while we accept each day as it is, we are comforted to know that he has left a legacy that reflects his heart. A heart for his family. A heart for the people.
Earlier in the week, it was announced that Paper Route would honor the Empire Dolph “Long live Dolph” honor album, label members include new songs by Key Glock, Snupe Bandz, Big Moochie Grape, Kenny Muney and more. The recording is scheduled for release on January 21st.