Three missing rappers found dead inside apartment days after canceled performance
Nearly two weeks after the search began for the rappers, three bodies were found in an abandoned apartment.
The bodies of the victims were discovered in Detroit’s Highland Park apartment complex on Thursday, February 2.
Three men, Armani “Marley Whoop”, Kelly, 38, Montoya Givens 31, and Dante “B12” Wicke had a gig scheduled for January 21. They canceled it and then went missing.
Thursday, February 2, 2018, the Michigan State Police used Twitter to update their followers on the case.
They tweeted: “Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident and more than likely will be there throughout the night.
“As of now, we haven’t confirmed the identity of any victims inside or a manner of death.”
Givens’ mother Cat Fogle confirmed to The Detroit News that she was notified of her son’s death on Thursday (February 2) afternoon by the police.
“They told me they found the three bodies,” said Fogel. “I don’t know what I’m going to do; how I’m going to bury him.”
The 38-year-old Kelly had told his fiancee Taylor Perrin that problems with equipment were the reason the performance was canceled and he was planning to perform at open mic shows and meet with friends.
According to a previous WJBK report, by the morning after the canceled show, all three of the victims’ phones had stopped sending data.
The families of Givens and Wicker realized all three men knew each other after seeing a news report four days after Kelly’s mother Lorrie Kemp reported him missing on January 23.
Speaking to WJBK, Perrin said: “I just beg for help, for anything. I need answers and, if it comes to it, I need closure, because I will never forget and I will never stop.”
Kemp explained how all three men knew each other, as she posted that her son met Givens and Wicker in the Department of Corrections as she lamented the efforts made by the police force.
“Yes these young men were at DOC but they didn’t deserve this!
“Shame on the police shame on the whole state & shame on u Detroit. If only 1 police dept. would have listened maybe we would NOT b here!,” Kemp said.