Is YNW Melly still in jail 2022? Release Date & More
Last updated on November 29th, 2022 at 12:43 pm
It’s no secret to the music community that YNW Melly had a tough childhood ever since; however, he also had his unique musical abilities since the dawn of time. At the tender age of 16, YNW Melly was in juvie and making songs already.
The Florida rapper was taken into custody on two counts of first-degree murder in 2019, which led to his arrest. His longtime buddies YNW Sakchaser (Anthony Williams, 21) and YNW Juvy are said to have been shot and killed by him. To put it plainly, he killed his friends.
YNW Melly was officially charged with two counts of first-degree murder.
Who is YNW Melly?
His real name is Jamell Maurice Demons, born on May 1, 1999, and was a rapper and singer. He is best known for his songs, “Murder on My Mind,” “Suicidal,” and “Mixed Personalities.”
After committing the crime of killing his friends, YNW Melly was on the death row case already, but was taken off even is he committed a double-murder crime.
His sentence was reduced based on a technicality.
Why did YNW Melly kill his two friends?
According to the allegations made by the police, YNW Melly opened fire and murdered Williams and Thomas while Cortlen Henry attempted to fabricate the killings as the result of a drive-by shooting. Melly that time could be subject to either the death penalty or life in prison if she is found guilty under Florida law. On Instagram, he asserts that he is innocent of the allegations, writing, “Unfortunately, a lot of rumors and lies are being spoken, but no worries god is with me.”
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More information concerning the allegations against Melly is provided by the investigators in court documents that are available to the public. Phone records are cited by law enforcement officials as evidence that Melly was present at the time and location of the crime. They also allude to autopsy records and information from the crime scene, which are said to prove that Melly shot YNW Sakchaser and YNW Juvy from inside the vehicle.
According to the police, the “drive-by” bullet holes that were found on the exterior of the vehicle were “manufactured in an effort to misdirect law enforcement inquiry.”
Where is YNW Melly now?
Melly’s visitation privileges at a Florida jail have reportedly been revoked after another inmate reported that the rapper possessed many shanks as well as pipe bombs, as reported by AllHipHop.
During his time at Broward County, YNW Melly has had to overcome a number of challenges. After contracting COVID-19 in the year 2020, he was not allowed to be released from prison.
The following year, in 2021, he was penalized by prison officials for advertising his album “Just A Moment Of Slime” with an Instagram video. As a consequence for the violation, the authorities took his Gucci clothing and restricted his access to video visitation for a period of three months. In the beginning of this year, his rights to use the phone were also taken away once more.
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He also got an abscess on one of his teeth because of his diamond grills. Even though his lawyer said his teeth needed more care than just brushing and flossing, the judge did not let him out of jail on an emergency basis so he could get the care he needed.
When is YNW Melly’s jail release date?
Never. YNW Melly is currently facing life in prison as he is guilty for killing his friends. He’s been locked in jail since 2019, but still proclaims that he is innocent which sparks the #FreeMelly campaign.