Broward County resident, Jahseh Dwayne Onfroy, was murdered Monday afternoon after two men masked men allegedly held him at gun point and robbed him. The death of Onfroy, better known as XXXTentacion, caused shock waves across the world of entertainment. With musicians such as Kanye West, Diplo, J. Cole and Travis Barker lending their condolences, it was one of the most shocking days in entertainment this year.
Today, police made their first arrest related to Onfroy’s murder. Dedrick D. Williams was arrested Wednesday night on charges of first degree murder, operating a vehicle without a license and a probation violation for operating a vehicle. The twenty-two year old suspect is currently being held without bail. There is no word yet on whether or not the police department has made any further progress in the investigation related to Williams’ alleged accomplice.
In a tweet from the Broward County Sheriff’s Department this morning, they wrote, “In just more than 48 hours,
#BSO homicide detectives arrested Dedrick Devonshay Williams for the murder of Jahseh Onfroy, also known as XXXTentacion. Williams (dob 3/23/96) was taken into custody shortly before 7p.m. in Pompano. More details will be released later today.”
We’ll keep you up to date as more information develops throughout the day.