Tay-K Murder Trial: Rapper Sentenced To 55 Years In Prison After Guilty Verdict
24 July 2019, 10:49 | Updated: 24 July 2019, 10:51
Rapper Tay-K has been found guilty of murder and aggravated robbery after previously going on the run.
19-year-old rapper Tay-K has been found guilty of murder and aggravated robbery by a jury in Tarrant County, Texas following a trial and has been sentenced to a combined total of 55 years in jail.
Famous for his platinum-selling track 'The Race', Tay-K will also have to pay a $21,000 fine as part of his conviction and he was charged alongside six other defendants in the case.
Tay-K had previously been on house arrest back in 2017 but famously cut off his ankle tag before going on the run for three months - an incident which inspired the lyrics behind his hit song 'The Race'.
The murder occured after Tay-K and a group of his associates attmepted to rob another man for both money and drugs, however despite having neither he was still shot and killed. Tay-K was not the person who pulled the trigger, but prosecutors argued that he knew the plan.