Florida rapper YNW Melly (born: Jamell Demons) has pled not responsible to two counts of first-degree murder, XXL reviews and the Broward State Attorney’s Office confirmed to Pitchfork. Demons’ co-defendant Cortlen Henry (aka YNW Bortlen) has an arraignment scheduled for Monday, March 11. Demons’ lawyer provided no remark when contacted by Pitchfork.
Demons was arrested on first-degree homicide fees on Wednesday, February 13. According to Miramar Police, Demons shot and killed aspiring rappers Christopher “YNW Juvy” Thomas Jr. and Anthony “YNW Sakchaser” Williams on October 26 in South Florida. Demons and Henry allegedly staged the crime scene to appear like a drive-by taking pictures had occurred, in accordance with authorities.
Read Pitchfork’s timeline “YNW Melly Is Charged With the Murder of Two Friends. What Happened?”