The Disease Of Tay-K Associate Sentenced To Life In Prison For Capital Murder

HipHop News Posted on May 26, 2018 at 6:38am

The Disease Of Tay-K Associate Sentenced To Life In Prison For Capital Murder

During the trial, a witness stated the disease of Tay-K was angry the man died with little to show for it.

Fort Worth, TX – Latharian Merritt, the man accused of pulling the trigger during the 2016 botched robbery that also involved "The Race", the rapper from the disease of Tay-K, is met with its fate on Thursday (May 24), after a jury took three hours to decide his future.

According to the Star-Telegram, the 24-year-old from Long Beach, California native will serve the remainder of his days in prison after receiving a life sentence for capital murder. The death penalty is applied before the start of the test.

The July 26, 2016, Merritt and six other individuals (including Tay-K) were arrested after Ethan Walker, the father of a child 3 years of age, the daughter, was murdered during a home invasion in the 1500 block of Aspen Court in Mansfield, Texas.

The arrest prompted national attention after the then 16 years old, Tay K (born Taymor Travon McIntyre in Long Beach) will cut off their ankle monitors and led police on a nationwide manhunt before being captured June 30, 2017, by U. S Marshals in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

Taymor Travon McIntyre.k.a. The Disease Of Tay-K

During his fugitive freedom, recorded his record breaking, "Race", where they mocked their captors.

During the hearings on Wednesday (May 23), a witness to the crime testified that the disease of Tay-K was angry that Merritt "someone came up and we only had a little bit of cash and a watch" after the theft.

Zach Beloate, a 19-year-old, who was also shot during the fatal robbery, and said to be the band's initial goal, he testified that the bullet entered his shoulder and exited the chest.

Merritt's attorney, Tim Moore, had argued that Merritt did not go on the robbery with murderous intentions, citing how Walker was killed at the same time (in the stomach) and an onlooking girl was never threatened with gun violence.

"My finger must have been on the trigger, but I don't remember pulling the trigger," Moore said during the trial, quoting directly Merr

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