YFN Lucci is instantly within the clear for the felony homicide case he is been dealing with for practically 3 years — and, whereas he can be going to jail, his legal professional believes it will not be for lengthy.
On Tuesday morning, prosecutors dropped 12 of the 13 counts the rapper had been dealing with, together with felony homicide, for the demise of James Adams … who was killed throughout a shootout with a rival Atlanta gang again in December 2020.
Cops did not suspect Lucci of pulling the set off, however he was the driving force of one of many automobiles concerned within the shootout, and he ultimately surrendered to cops in January 2021.
Lucci, whose actual identify is Rayshawn Bennett, pleaded responsible to at least one rely of violating the road gang terrorism and prevention act … and should do time for that. As a part of the plea deal he was hit with a ten yr sentence, plus 10 years probation.
He’s getting credit score for time served — Lucci’s been jailed awaiting his trial for the reason that spring of 2021, when he violated his launch on bond by going to a strip membership.
Nonetheless, his legal professional Drew Findling believes his consumer will solely be locked up for a number of months. He tells TMZ, “As he has maintained for 3 years now, Mr. Bennett will NOT cooperate in another case. By getting into into this decision, he can be eligible for parole in as early as 4 months from now. The prosecution has additionally agreed that he needs to be launched early on parole and this can enable him to get again to his youngsters, household and profession.”
Findling’s math breaks down like this — Lucci acquired 10 years, however he is eligible for parole after 40 months … and since he is been locked up for about 36 months (that is the time served), he is predicting Lucci’s launch in 4 months, so long as he retains his nostril clear.
Lucci’s case was about to go to trial — jury choice had begun a few week in the past — however now he is gotten a fairly large break within the eleventh hour.