Silento has been indicted for the murder of his cousin Frederick Rooks by a Georgia grand jury.
The shooting took place last January where Richard Lamar “Ricky” Hawk, aka Silento, was arrested in DeKalb County, Georgia. The 23-year-old, known for his 2015 Billboard No. 1 track “Watch Me” was charged with four counts for malice murder, felony murder, aggravated assault, and possession of a firearm.
Silento is currently being held in DeKalb County Jail without bond.
In other music news, SqueakPIVOT of Saba‘s Pivot Gang has died at 26 years old.