A man is suspected in shoot dead of a rising Texas rap artist on the Atlanta interstate was arrested as he was exiting a plane at Atlanta’s airport, the Georgia sheriff’s office said.
James Edward Thomas was detained at Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport on suspicion of murder and aggravated assault in the March murder of rapper Corey Detiege, the Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said today. Wednesday (December 22).
He was sent to jail Saturday, according to prison records, which list his age at the time of his sentence as 34. He was held without bond. Prison records do not list an attorney for him.
Detiege, who performed under the stage name Chucky Trill, died after the March 5 shooting on Interstate 85, suburban Gwinnett County police said earlier. Detiege, 33 years old, from Sugar Land, Texas.
Police at the time did not give a motive for the murder.
Chucky Trill has released his album Music for the soul in 2018 and with more music, Houston Chronicle reported.
The Gwinnett County Sheriff’s Office said it arrested Thomas with the help of the U.S. Police Department and Atlanta police.
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