Rapper YNW Melly is now being accused of attempting to orchestrate the death of his own mother Jamie Demons-King.
On Sunday (June 26), prosecutors in the murder trial of the incarcerated rapper, born (Jamell Maurice Demons), claimed they obtained proof of text message exchanges from Melly signing off on the killing of Demons-King, according to VIBE.
Documents posted on social media provided by the prosecution believe that the “Murder on My Mind” rapper not only committed narcotics trafficking but ordered a hit on his mom.
“If you read his phone, there’s narcotics trafficking and firearms violations authorizing the killing of his mother,” the prosecution told the court. “Those are the things that you would consider ‘authorizing.’”
Despite the details in the document that have been posted to the public, Melly took to his Instagram stories to plead his innocence, denying accusations and stating it was an ‘agenda’ against him by the state, the outlet notes.
Back in 2019, Melly and Cortlen Henry were arrested in the double murder of Anthony Williams, 21, and Christopher Thomas, 19. Melly was suspected to have pulled the trigger with help from Henry to stage the crime to resemble a drive-by shooting, Billboard reports.
YNW Melly pled not guilty on all charges against him, the state of Florida potentially seeks the death penalty if the rapper.