YNW Melly Says He’s Dying From Coronavirus in Jail

Written by on April 6, 2020

YNW Melly is fearing for his life after testing optimistic for coronavirus.

The incarcerated rapper is asking a decide to let him out of jail, claiming that he’s on the verge of dying from COVID-19, TMZ reviews.

His lawyer, Bradford Cohen, has filed an emergency movement for restricted launch, revealing that Melly is experiencing signs together with extreme chills, heavy respiration, complications, and physique aches since he examined optimistic for the virus.

In accordance with Cohen, Melly now weighs 114 kilos. He additionally says that the Broward County Jail in Florida the place Melly is being held is just not ready to take care of the pandemic and doesn’t have masks or correct cleansing provides. Moreover, medical personnel should not monitoring him each hour like they’re imagined to. Cohen claims Melly has been put in a cell with one other inmate who additionally has COVID-19 amid fears that the “virus might be mutated or handed reoccurring between people.”

His lawyer is asking the decide to launch Melly on home arrest so he might be handled at a medical facility at his personal expense.

He has been behind bars since February 2019 whereas awaiting trial for his double-murder case. He was charged with two counts of first-degree homicide stemming from the October 2018 taking pictures of his associates, Anthony Williams and Christopher Thomas Jr.

The rapper’s crew took to Instagram final week to disclose his prognosis. “Melly has examined optimistic for COVID-19 immediately whereas awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail,” learn the assertion. “He’ll be submitting a movement for restricted launch in hopes of higher care attributable to any jails not being ready to deal with this new virus.”

He has additionally requested followers for his or her prayers throughout this time. “He hopes to your assist and to get well quickly #prayformelly ship optimistic power to him please.”

Melly is certainly one of two inmates at Broward County who’ve examined optimistic for COVID-19, based on the Broward Sheriff’s Workplace. Activist teams have referred to as for the discharge of all nonviolent inmates in an effort to cut back crowding as infections unfold.

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