EFE.– The police Las Vegas A suspect in the murder of the hiphop icon was arrested this Friday Tupac Shakura case that has been unsolved for 27 years, US media reports.
Duane “Keffe D” Davis, 60, was arrested in connection with the shooting against the rapper on the famous Las Vegas Strip on September 7, 1996, the newspaper reported Los Angeles Times. Shakur He was wounded and died on September 13 of that year.
Marc DiGiacomo, deputy prosecutor of the clark countysaid Friday that a county grand jury returned an indictment Thursday against Davis, on charges of murder with use of a deadly weapon.
Meanwhile, the las vegas police A press conference is scheduled for this Friday afternoon to provide more details about the arrest.
After years without progress in the case, last July the Las Vegas Police searched the home of Paula Clemons, in Henderson, Nevada, wife of Davis and who in multiple He had sometimes claimed that his nephew Orlando Anderson was involved in the artist’s murder.
Anderson He denied responsibility for the murder on numerous occasions and two years after Shakur’s death he was killed in a gang shootout.
The author of “Hit ‘Em Up” was murdered at the age of 25 after leaving a boxing match at the hotel MGM Grand in Las Vegas after receiving several gunshot wounds from a vehicle.
In 2018, Netflix made the documentary “Unsolved: The Tupac and Biggie Murders,” in which Davis appears stating that he had been in the vehicle with the man who had shot Shakurbut did not want to give the name of the person responsible.
The Las Vegas Police He assured in the past that despite the large number of witnesses, the investigation had stalled due to their lack of cooperation.
From his murderthe legend of Tupac grew exponentially, making him an emblem of American hiphop and his death has given rise to the creation of conspiracy theories.
Shakur He was born on June 16, 1971 in New York, he grew up amid poverty and the violence of the streets and as a teenager he entered an art school in Baltimore, United States..
The album “2Pacalypse Now” (1991) was the first step in a career in which he was characterized by the style “gangsta“, a current of rap that aspired to portray the misery, violence and racism of the ghettos, but which, according to its critics, glorified the lives of criminals.