Why was Javont’e Wilkins arrested? Florida rapper, 29, called cops on himself
Javont’e ‘561 Monsta' Wilkins had claimed on Instagram that he was accused of a terrible crime and that he needed money to cover the attorney costs
Rapper Javont'e '561 Monsta' Wilkins was arrested after he turned himself into law enforcement in Hamilton County for killing a man on November 14, 2021. The man identified as Kristian Lujan was found dead on the road. The rapper had left the body on the side of the road after carrying out the crime and later went to the cops on his own, as reported by WGFL. The news was confirmed after Columbia County Sheriff's Office released an official statement revealing that Wilkins was in custody on November 15.
The rapper had logged into his Instagram account a few days ago where he had claimed that he was accused of a terrible crime and that he needed money to cover the attorney costs. Recently, rapper Paper Lovee was arrested by Atlanta Police for his alleged involvement in a shooting at a convenience store. Another rapper, SpotemGottem, also came under the radar of the Dallas Police Department in August 2021 for his suspected relation to a murder. Other hip-hop artists such as Bandman Kevo and too Yung Bleu made it to the news for being arrested.
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Who is Javont’e ‘561 Monsta' Wilkins?
Javont’e ‘561 Monsta' Wilkins has been identified as a 29-year-old hip-hop artist who hails from Hillsborough County, Florida. He also has an Instagram page with the username ‘561_monsta’ where he enjoys more than 18K followers. Not much information is available on his discography but he had dropped a single called ‘Uptown Flow’ in January 2021. He had also released a track called 'Violent Bg' in October end.
Why was rapper Javont’e ‘561 Monsta' Wilkins arrested?
Wilkins was in custody on November 15 for killing a 30-year-old man. An official statement from Columbia County Sheriff’s Office further confirmed the crime. According to the statement, the victim was found dead on SW Harmony Lane near State Road 47.
Sheriff Mark Hunter shed light on the incident saying, “This type of case is not common in our area. We want the public to know that we believe this is an isolated incident and there are no other threats to the public related to this incident” adding, “We will continue to work closely with our law enforcement partners as we investigate this case.” The Columbia County Sheriff’s Office added that the investigation was still active in the case.
The mother of victim Kristian Lujan spoke to ABC Action News revealing that she was in complete shock over her son's sudden death. She asserted, “He left my baby on the side of a road. Like he was an animal. She also requested people to share information, “Please anybody…anybody that has any kind of information even if they think it's small, you know they have to say something so that these pieces of this puzzle can be put together and this person pays for what they did to my son.”