Young Dolph – Two Men Accused Of Killing Rapper Appear In Court

Young Dolph – Two Men Accused Of Killing Rapper Appear In Court Today

New details have surfaced in the ongoing case surrounding Young Dolph’s untimely murder.

According to reports, Justin Johnson and Cornelius Smith, the two men accused of killing Young Dolph, appeared in court earlier today (March 24) with their lawyers. This was the first time the men have stepped into the courtroom since finding lawyers to represent them.

Justin Johnson, Cornelius Smith

Reportedly, Cornelius Smith’s lawyers requested a bond hearing. Both men are scheduled to return back to the courtroom on April 21. Witnesses from the hearing claim that Young Dolph’s family was present today, including his father Adolph Sr.

Young Dolph with his family

As previously reported, on November 17, news broke that Young Dolph was fatally shot in his hometown of Memphis Tennessee while visiting a bakery. The “Case Closed” rapper was 36 at the time of his passing. According to Young Dolph’s autopsy report, which was released to the public a few weeks ago, he was shot a total of 22 times. Earlier this year, Justin Johnson, 23, and Cornelius Smith, 32, were named as wanted suspects for their alleged involvement with Young Dolph’s death. On January 11 reports surfaced that both men were in police custody.

Our thoughts and prayers continue to be with the family and loved ones of Young Dolph.


Authored by: Twila-Amoure McDaniel