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Shelby County Sheriffs Are Looking For Suspect In Young Dolph’s Murder



Shelby County Sheriff Is Looking For Suspect In Young Dolph’s Murder
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Shelby County Sheriff’s Office informed WREG that the third suspect in Young Dolph’s murder disappeared. 

Sheriff Harden explains that the Dolph’s murder suspect remained in the custody of Indiana’s Clay County Jail. The authorities initially planned to extradite Shundale Barnett in Memphis. However, on Jan. 21, the orders came for the suspect’s release. From that point on, Barnett went missing.

“We were contacted on Jan. 21, and they told us that they were no longer wanting to come up and pick up Mr. Barnett and that we were to release him at that time,” Clay County Sheriff Paul Harden explained.

Clay County Sheriffs also claimed the authorities have “no idea” where the Young Dolph murder suspect is at the moment. The initial reason for Barnett’s release also remains unknown. Clay County stated that Shelby County sent out the orders for the suspect’s release. Shelby County did not comment.

Shundale Barnett is currently facing charges of helping the accused Young Dolph’s kiiller flee Memphis. He also previously got charges of a criminal attempt to commit first-degree murder and theft of property.

If you have any information regarding Barnett’s whereabouts, please call 901-528-CASH.

Young Dolph’s Murder

The 36-year-old rapper Young Dolph got shot and murdered in Memphis on Nov. 17. The Young Dolph’s murder suspects in custody are Justin Johnson and Cornelius Smith. Both face first-degree murder and property theft charges between $10,000 and $60,000. Both pled not guilty as well.

Johnson is also charged with an outstanding warrant for a violation of federal release. At the same time, Smith is going to court facing first-degree murder attempts and possession of an unlawful firearm.

Persons of Interests

The authorities also search for two more suspected persons of interest in Young Dolph’s murder. Memphis police are looking for Devin Burns and Joshua Taylor. It’s yet unclear why the authorities are searching for Burns and Taylor. Their location also remains unknown.

Written by Nikita Serdiuk

My name is Nikita. I’m from Saint Petersburg, Russia and report on music industry and stuff.

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