YNW Melly is accused of plotting an escape from prison with the help of one of the lawyers.
Here’s everything you need to know.
YNW Melly was charged with attempted jailbreak.
At a pretrial hearing on Tuesday, September 27, General Counsel Christian Tsoubanos of Sheriff Broward’s Office argued that YNW Melly was being charged with a jailbreak.
‘A classified source gave us two pieces of information,’ he said. one of them [about the shank and drugs] It turned out to be one hundred percent true.’
Moreover, Tsbanos continued the cell ‘and when they searched the demons’. They couldn’t find the handcuffs key. But they may not have had a chance to bring it into the facility yet.’
Additionally, Broward County Sheriff’s Office of General Counsel issued an official statement in Complex Publications to further elaborate on the allegations.
‘On April 11, 2022, Sheriff Broward’s office received confidential information regarding Nicholas Lewis and Jamell Demons. Both prisoners are held in the same ward at the main campus, and the Demons’ lawyers have planned to escape from the prison by bringing the two handcuffs. A key to help you escape.’
Moreover, they wrote, ‘additional information is that Lewis had a shin and drugs.’
Attorney at YNW Melly denies allegations
YNW Melly’s lawyer, Raven Liberty, told the media that these allegations were unfounded.
‘There is absolutely no truth in this,’ she said. When Melly visited [with] Whether me, my investigator, or anyone else, he visits the strip searched.’
Liberty says ‘You get strip searched when you leave the door. If there was any kind of contraband, or a key, they would have found it.’
She then declared, ‘This is basically a blatant lie and a slander campaign’.
Melly, real name Jamell Maurice Demons, has been charged with double murder. He was detained in February 2019 in connection with the deaths of his colleagues Christopher ‘YNW Juvy’ Thomas Jr. and Anthony ‘YNW Sakchaser’ Williams in 2018.
If convicted, the 23-year-old rapper faces life in prison with no possibility of parole. Initially, the state targeted the death penalty.
However, Melly’s legal team eliminated the possibility of capitol penalties for technical reasons. Therefore, the judge decided not to give the sentence in July.