A 12 months after rapper Young Dolph’s killing, 4th suspect surrenders, Memphis police say

A person suspected in reference to the killing of hip-hop artist Young Dolph a 12 months in the past turned himself in to regulation enforcement Friday, police mentioned.

Jermarcus Johnson is the fourth particular person taken into custody in reference to the Nov. 17, 2021, deadly taking pictures of the hip-hop artist close to native bakery Makeda’s Home made Cookies.

Memphis police earlier Friday had mentioned Johnson was a suspect and was needed for conspiracy to commit first-degree homicide, and requested for the general public’s assist finding him.

“We’re alleging that he helped one of many shooters escape and he helped one of many shooters obtain cash for the solicited homicide,” Shelby County District Lawyer Steve Mulroy instructed NBC affiliate WMC of Memphis.

On-line court docket data didn’t seem to indicate Johnson had an lawyer who might converse on his behalf.

Three different individuals have beforehand been arrested and charged in reference to the killing.

Cornelius Smith, 32; Justin Johnson, 24; and Hernandez Govan, 43, have been charged with first-degree homicide and different expenses.

Govan is accused of arranging the homicide. He pleaded not responsible at his first court docket look Thursday, WMC reported.

Dolph, whose title was Adolph Robert Thornton Jr., was 36 when he was killed.

He was in Memphis for his annual Thanksgiving giveaway and stopped by the bakery when he was shot, his lawyer mentioned on the time of the killing.

The Related Press contributed.

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *