The prosecutors have presented their final witness in the trial of the alleged killers of rapper XXXTentacion. The witness, a detective who conducted the investigation, provided crucial evidence including surveillance footage and cell phone records. The defendants are charged with armed robbery and first-degree murder in connection with the rapper's shooting death in 2018. The trial has been ongoing for several weeks, with testimonies from various witnesses and pieces of evidence being presented to the court.
The prosecution argued that the defendants planned and executed a premeditated robbery and murder of XXXTentacion. They presented evidence suggesting that the defendants had followed the rapper to a motorcycle dealership, where the fatal shooting took place. The surveillance footage showed the defendants entering the dealership and later leaving in the rapper's luxury SUV. Additionally, the prosecution highlighted the cell phone records that indicated the defendants were in the vicinity of the crime scene during the time of the murder.
The defense team, on the other hand, argued that the defendants were not responsible for the crime and that they had no involvement in the robbery or murder. They questioned the reliability of the evidence presented by the prosecution and suggested that there may be other individuals who were responsible for the rapper's death. The defense also highlighted the lack of DNA evidence linking the defendants to the crime.
As the trial nears its conclusion, both sides are expected to present their closing arguments before the jury begins deliberations. If convicted, the defendants could face life imprisonment or even the death penalty. The outcome of the trial will determine whether justice will be served in the case of XXXTentacion's tragic and untimely death.