Fake-News - "Bobby Shmurda Stabbed To Death In Rikers Island Jail By Cell Mate"
Dec 27, 2014
The article below: "Bobby Shmurda Stabbed To Death In Rikers Island Jail By Cell Mate," published on fake or news satirical website "www.huzlers.com", which claims that rapper Bobby Shmurda was killed by his cell mate Antwan Mauldin, is not true. Bobby Shmurda is alive and was not stabbed. He is currently being held at Rikers Island Jail.
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NEW YORK CITY - It is being reported that rapper Bobby Shmurda was murdered in the jail where he was being held.
Investigators say Bobby’s cell mate Antwan Mauldin, 29, stabbed Bobby Shmurda to death with a hidden pocket knife. Although authorities are not sure what caused Mauldin to murder Bobby, it is believed Bobby Shmurda’s song lyrics and rap personality might have played a role.
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