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Authorities in Florida have released the name and photo of a person of interest in the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion. Detectives with the Broward County Sheriff’s Office are looking for Robert Allen to find out what the 22-year-old knows about the June 18 shooting. Meanwhile, XXXTentacion was honored at an open-casket memorial at the BB&T Center, where hundreds of fans lined up to pay tribute to the rapper. Source
Full report below from Sheriff Scott Israel’s Office. Source
RAPPER KILLED IN BROAD DAYLIGHT
Detectives Seek Person of Interest
PIO Number: 18-6-15a
BSO Case Number: 10-1806-003046 (Update)
Date: June 18, 2018
Time: 3:57 p.m.
Jurisdiction: Deerfield Beach
Place of Occurrence: 3671 N. Dixie Highway, Deerfield Beach
Victim(s): Jahseh Onfroy, male, 20, 1/23/98, 6500 N.W. 62nd Terrace, Parkland (DECEASED)
Suspect(s): Dedrick Devonshay Williams, male, 22, 3/23/1996, 550 N.W. 17th St., Pompano Beach (IN CUSTODY)
Description of Incident:
Broward Sheriff’s Office homicide detectives are releasing a photo of a person they want to speak to regarding the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion.
The person detectives are interested in talking to is 22-year-old Robert Allen. They want to find out what he knows about the murder. The photograph is taken from surveillance video at RIVA Motorsports in Deerfield Beach the day Onfroy was shot.
At least one of the suspects fired a gun, striking Onfroy. Both of the suspects fled in a dark-color SUV. Onfroy was transported to Broward Health North where he was pronounced dead.
Homicide detectives have recovered the 2017 Dodge Journey that was used to block Onfroy as he was leaving RIVA Motorsports shortly before 4 p.m. June 18 when he was approached by two armed suspects in an apparent robbery.
In just more than 48 hours after the murder, Dedrick Devonshay Williams was arrested Wednesday, June 20, following a traffic stop in Pompano Beach.
Homicide detectives are seeking additional suspects. The investigation continues.
Anyone with information is asked to contact BSO homicide detectives Walt Foster or John Curcio at (954) 321-4210. If you wish to remain anonymous, contact Broward Crime Stoppers at 954-493-TIPS (8477) or online at browardcrimestoppers.org. Anonymous tips that lead to an arrest are eligible for a reward of up to $3,000.
Dets. Foster & Curcio, Homicide
Deerfield Beach, Crime Scene
THIS REPORT BY:
Veda Coleman-Wright/Dir. of PIO
June 27, 2018 1200