After years of ready, YNW Melly’s double-murder trial started earlier this week, and he requested his followers to return and help him in court docket.
Melly has been behind bars on two costs of first-degree homicide since February 2019. He took to Instagram to induce his supporters to attend the trial, which started with jury choice on Monday (Apr. 10). Though he later deleted the publish, he shared the courthouse tackle along with his 3.9 million followers.
“I bought court docket right now for all my supporters that need to come present help this has been an extended journey. God is on my aspect,” YNW Melly penned within the caption. “201 SE Sixth St, Ft. Lauderdale, Fla. 33301.”
The embattled rapper’s mother additionally shared an replace by way of social media sharing her aid that the long-awaited trial is lastly underway.
“Official replace on YNW Melly we began jury choice right now and can proceed over the following 2 weeks,” she wrote on Instagram Monday. “Trial will begin June 5, 2023. No extra delays. #freemelly2023.”
She continued within the caption, “Melly coming house. As we speak I went to court docket anticipating extra delays however we began jury choice. I can’t clarify how I really feel my anxiousness is in every single place however God bought us.”
YNW Melly is presently incarcerated at Broward County Jail after pleading not responsible to first-degree homicide costs. Prosecutors accuse him of killing Christopher Thomas Jr. and Anthony Williams in 2018. If convicted, Melly may very well be dealing with the death penalty.
Whereas behind bars, the Florida native has complained about mistreatment within the Broward County Jail. In December, YNW Melly claimed he feared for his life, accusing “high-ranking” officers within the Broward Sheriff’s Workplace of threatening him.