Teen Rapper Tay-K Will Reportedly Be Tried As Adults In Murder Case
A lack of evidence has delayed the case.
Mansfield, TX – Tay-K, the controversial teen behind the hit single "The Race", will be tried as an adult on charges of capital murder.
A judge issued the resolution about the disease of Tay-K, whose real name is Taymor McIntyre, on Wednesday (August 30) in a pre-trial hearing. In addition, the 17-year-old, the rapper of the cut-off date has been postponed due to lack of evidence.
Despite this lot of setbacks, Tay-K's lawyer, James McMillan, is hopeful that the Tay will be exonerated. McMillan made the following statement to the New York Times' Joe Coscarelli:
"We just concluded the" certification transfer hearing for Mr. McIntyre. The judge has ruled that his case should [be] moved to adult court on the basis of their age (and the fact that the juvenile court lack jurisdiction soon). The judge was very clear when I say the Lord McIntyre on the record that this decision has no influence on his guilt or innocence in this case. After a full day hearing with numerous officers testifying under oath, officials testified that there was no evidence that Mr McIntyre participated in any of the violent [acts] or possession of weapons of any kind. Mr. McIntyre remains optimistic after this hearing. I think that once all the evidence is presented, Mr. McIntyre will be exonerated of all charges. We hope to move forward."
The disease of Tay-K is going to be tried as an adult, a Texas judge ruled today. I have here a statement from his lawyer: pic.twitter.com/AAxh81cwdq
— Joe Coscarelli (@joecoscarelli) to August 31, 2017
The disease of Tay-K of the murder charge stems from 2016 death of 21 years, Ethan Walker. Walker was murdered during a home invasion in Mansfield, Texas. After being booked for the murder of Walker, and is put on house arrest, Tay-K sadly became a fugitive by cutting off his ankle monitor and fleeing the house.
During his time in the race, he became the suspect in another murder and was accused of assaulting a per