Jury charges man of murdering rapper Nipsey Hussle

Last Updated: May 22 2019 15:59
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LOS ANEGLES- A jury in United States has formally charged 29-year-old Eric Holder Jr. of murdering rapper Nipsey Hussle.

Eric is accused of murder and two counts of attempted murder, after two other men were injured when the rapper was shot dead outside his own clothing business in South Los Angeles on 31 March. Mr Holder Jr pleaded not guilty last month.

He is due to appear in court for a pre-trial hearing on 18 June. If found guilty, Eric Holder could be sentenced to life in prison.