Rihanna Tavon

A 23-year-old man has been arrested and charged in the fatal shooting of singer Rihanna’s cousin over the Christmas holiday.

Tavon Kaiseen Alleyne, 21, was shot and killed while walking near his home in Saint Michael in Barbados on December 26.

According to Barbados Today, Shawayne Dashawn Williams, 23, has been charged with the killing. Williams appeared before Magistrate Douglas Frederick in the District ‘A’ Magistrates’ Court on Wednesday, Jan. 3, and was remanded to prison. His next court hearing is scheduled for January 31.

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Rihanna Tavon

Rihanna is mourning the death of her cousin who was shot and killed in Barbados over the Christmas holiday.

According to WENN.com, Tavon Alleyne, 21, was shot multiple times by an unknown assailant as he walked near his home in the parish of Saint Michael on Dec. 26.

“RIP cousin… can’t believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man!,” the 29-year-old singer wrote on Instagram.com on Tuesday.

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