The 19-year-old brother of American hip-hop duo, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi of Rae Sremmurd has officially been arrested for the murder of their stepfather.
According to a press release from the Tupelo Police Department, the suspect, Michael Sullivan, who is Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi’s half-brother, was accused of shooting and killing his own father, Floyd Sullivan, on Jan. 6. Sullivan was released from a psychological care facility before being arrested for first-degree murder on Tuesday night (Jan. 7).
He was transported to the Lee County Sheriff’s Department, where he is being held.
Tupelo, Miss. police say they were called to the scene of the shooting in the 500 block of Tupelo’s Lumpkin Avenue on Monday at 9:30 p.m. They found out that Floyd Sullivan, 62, died on the scene with several gun wounds, and identified Michael as a person of interest.
On Wednesday, he appeared in court for the murder of his father and pleaded not guilty to the crime.
Mr. Floyd raised the Sremmurd boys since they were in Junior High School, and moved to Mississippi with their mother, Bernadette. He also has a son from a previous relationship.