A woman is under arrest for sending threatening text messages to a rapper 24 hours before he was slain by an unknown assailant, the Atlanta Journal reports.
Yung Teddy was found shot to death at his Austell home last Wednesday night. Police say Yachari Kiyana Miller sent the threatening texts to the victim on Tuesday, saying, “You a dead man walking” and “This your year to die.”
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Up-and-coming Atlanta rapper Yung Teddy was found shot to death in his Austell, GA home Wednesday night, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution reports.
Police responding to a report of shots fired found the 23-year-old rapper, real name Justin Mitchell, deceased around 10:18 p.m.
According to a bio on his Myspace page, Yung Teddy has been in the rap game since the age of 10. His first mixtape, “Almost Famous”, was released summer 2006.
Investigators are asking for the public’s help in finding two suspects who may be involved in the shooting. According to the AJC, “the first [suspect] is described as a black man with a thin build, between 20 and 23 years old, and about 5-foot-6 to 5-foot-9. He was last seen wearing a gray sweater, dark pants and a black beanie hat. He was armed with a handgun.
The second suspect is a black man, 5-foot-4 to 5-foot-6 tall. He was last seen wearing a multicolored beanie hat and a navy blue bandana covering his face.”
Anyone with information about the suspects is asked to call police at 770-499-3945.
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