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Rae Sremmurd’s brother arrested for killing their step pa


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).

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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.


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Mississippi shooting: Rae Sremmurd father dead, brother arrested


The stepfather of Rae Sremmurd has been killed in a shooting in Mississippi.

On Monday night, the Tupelo Police Department was dispatched to a home where officers discovered a 62-year-old man who died on the scene from at least a couple gunshot wounds.

According to TMZ, Swae Lee and Slim Jxmmi’s younger brother, Michael Brown, has been taken into custody. The 19-year-old has been called a person of interest in the shooting and is being held for psychiatric evaluation.


Floyd Sullivan helped raise Swae and Jxmmi since they moved to Mississippi with their mother, Bernadette. Floyd and Bernadette also had a son of their own, Floyd Jr.

No one else is currently being sought in connection with the killing. Swae Lee posted a broken-heart emoji on his Instagram Story on Monday evening, but it’s unclear if he was responding to the news.


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