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Rapper Silento Indicted For Murder in Georgia

Rapper Silento Indicted For Murder in Georgia

Silento has been indicted by a grand jury in the murder of his cousin.

TMZ reports that the 23-year-old rapper, who is best known for “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)”, has been charged in four felonies.

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The site reports that Silento has been charged with one count of malice murder and one count of felony murder, as well as aggravated assault and gun possession during the commission of a felony.

Silento, whose real name is Ricky Hawk, was arrested in February after being linked to the murder of his cousin, Frederick Rooks.

“Today, Ricky Hawk, 23, was arrested for the murder of his cousin Frederick Rooks, 34. On January 21, the DeKalb County Police Department investigated Rooks’ death after he was found shot on Deep Shoals Circle. Hawk is in the DeKalb County Jail charged with Murder. #WeAreDKPD,” the police department tweeted at the time.

Frederick had reportedly been shot in the face and leg.

Silento‘s reps have claimed that he has been suffering from various mental health issues for several years.

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