Tay-K has been sentenced to 55 years in jail for his function within the homicide of 21-year-old Ethan Walker throughout a 2016 Texas dwelling invasion, in accordance with Fort Price Star-Telegram‘s Deanna Boyd.
The “Race” rapper had been dealing with 5 to 99 years behind bars after being discovered responsible of homicide on July 19, earlier than the Tarrant County jury in the end determined his destiny on Tuesday (July 23). Breaking down the choice even additional, Boyd writes that the jury tacked on a $10,000 wonderful for the homicide cost and an extra $11,000 wonderful accounting for the three aggravated theft expenses.
On Monday, the prosecution offered the jury with the music video and lyrics to his 2017 breakout hit “The Race,” which they claimed perpetrates violence and reveals him brandishing a firearm.
Tay-K can be dealing with a separate capital homicide cost for allegedly capturing 23-year-old Mark Saldivar at a Chick-Fil-A in San Antonio again in April 2017.
Billboard has reached out to Tay-K’s lawyer for remark.
Rapper @tayk sentenced to 55 years in jail for his function within the 2016 homicide of Ethan Walker, 21. https://t.co/tU8phV9c80
— Deanna Boyd (@deannaboyd) July 23, 2019