Arrest Made In Rihanna Cousin Murder, Details Revealed


Grammy-winning singer Rihanna is 'this' much closer to having justice served in the murder of her cousin. A new report claims law enforcement has made an arrest in the slaying of Tavon Alleyne.

According to reports, a 23-year-old suspect made an appearance this week and is charged with murder.

Police have arrested and charged 23-year-old Shawayne Dashawn Williams of White Hall #1, St Michael with the murder of 21-year-old Tavon Alleyne. Update: Shawayne Dashawn Williams was remanded after appearing before Magistrate Douglas Fredericks in the District "A" Magistrates' Court today. Williams was not required to plead to the indictable offence. He will next appear in court on January 31. Williams, who is charged with the December 26 murder of Tavon Alleyne, is represented by attorney Angella Mitchell-Gittens. (Nation News)

In late December, Rihanna shared a clip of her slain cousin and shared some uplifting words.

"It's nice to wake up" Be grateful for life man. #RIPTavon @merka_95

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A day prior, details surfaced surrounding the shocking death of RiRi's 21-year-old cousin.

Tavon - who was just 21 years old - was shot several times by an unidentified man as he was walking near his home in the St. Michael area of the island. Cops are on the lookout for the shooter, and have asked the public for any info or leads that could lead to his capture. (TMZ)

Last month, Rihanna went to Instagram to announce her cousin's death.

RIP cousin... can't believe it was just last night that I held you in my arms! never thought that would be the last time I felt the warmth in your body!!! Love you always man! 😢🙏🏿❤ #endgunviolence

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