Young Dolph death: 'King of Memphis' rapper was shot 22 TIMES reveals new autopsy report

The 36-year-old rapper was shot dead on November 17, 2021, while visiting Makeda's Homemade Butter Cookies in Memphis


                            Young Dolph death: 'King of Memphis' rapper was shot 22 TIMES reveals new autopsy report
West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center has released Young Dolph's (L) new autopsy report (R) (@youngdolph/Instagram and West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center)
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MEMPHIS, TENNESSEE: Young Dolph was shot 22 times during the November 2021 attack that killed the popular 'King of Memphis' rapper, according to a newly published autopsy report. According to a regional WHBQ broadcast, the autopsy report was issued on Tuesday, 15 March, by the West Tennessee Regional Forensic Center. Dolph was shot in several areas of his body, including his back, limbs, chest, and neck, according to the investigation.

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Meanwhile, the West Tennessee Medical Examiner has officially described Dolph's cause of death as "gunshot wounds to the head, neck, and body."  Homicide was determined to be the cause of death. Dolph was tragically murdered on November 17, 2021, while visiting Makeda's Homemade Butter Cookies in Memphis. He was 36 years old at the time of his murder.

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“We are heartbroken and saddened by the passing of Young Dolph,” the report from Memphis revealed.

It further stated, “He was a regular customer and loved Makeda’s Cookies. My parents are in a lot of pain from this. Our hearts and condolences goes out to his family. He will never be forgotten and will be so missed.”

Dolph's legacy was honored in January when the compilation mixtape Long Live Dolph was released by Paper Route Empire (PRE), the label he started in 2010. Tthe project featured Key Glock’s Dolph tribute track. “Proud,” PRE CEO DaddyO posted a statement recalling his best friend’s work which was adorned globally.

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“[Dolph] led by example and influenced so many people both near and far,” DaddyO stated in the post. He further added that the world will “never be the same” after Dolph's death.

On November 17, 2021, Dolph was fatally murdered at Makeda's Homemade Butter Cookies on Airways Blvd near Ketchum Road. Justin Johnson, 23, and Cornelius Smith, 32, were accused of various charges, including first-degree murder, in connection with the deadly shooting of Dolph in January. Later, Johnson and Smith pled not guilty.

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