Description: Rap lyrics may have been the break police in Newport News, Va., needed to solve a double murder from 2007.
Police in the southern Virginia town arrested Antwain Steward, 22, on July 9 after receiving a tip that the rapper had made a song in which investigators believe he describes committing two unsolved murders, NBC’s Newport News affiliate, WAVY, reports.
Steward has been charged in connection with a pair of killings dating back to May 10, 2007.
Authorities believe the rapper, who goes by Twain Gotti, shot Brian Dean in the head while he was sitting on the front porch of his Virginia home. They also believe he shot Christopher Horton, 16, who was found dead behind the same home with a gunshot wound to his torso. - WAAVY