Rapper Brian Trotter found dead in car after Florida highway crash
Written by MaryGift Sunday on October 28, 2020
US police have found the body of an aspiring rapper in the boot of a car after a crash on a highway in Miami.
Florida Highway Patrol officers discovered the body of 25-year-old hip-hop artist Brian Trotter after being called to the site of the collision.
The driver, 25-year-old Robert Deupree Avery Coltrain, has been arrested and charged with second-degree murder and illegal transport of human remains.
An autopsy showed Trotter was fatally shot multiple times.
Officers have not suggested a motive for the killing. Mr Coltrain has been friends with Trotter – known by the rap name Kent Won’t Stop – for more than a decade.
A police report said highway patrolmen were called to the site of the car crash on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami on Sunday.
They towed the vehicle – a 2009 Silver Acura – to a nearby car park, but became suspicious after noticing buzzing flies and a rotting smell.
Inside the boot they found the body “wrapped in a piece of fabric and in an advanced stage of decomposition”.
Trotter was last seen on 17 October leaving his home in Triangle, Virginia along with Coltrain.