Rest in peace, Jam Master Jay.
Yesterday we reported that law enforcement sources confirm Ronald Washington and Karl Jordan, Jr., who are both longtime suspects in the murder of hip-hop pioneer have been detained. The two men were indicted on charges of murder while engaged in drug trafficking
Washington, 56, is already serving a federal prison for robbery, while Jordan, 36, was arrested on Sunday, according to reports.
Two longtime suspects in the murder of Jam Master Jay, one of hip hop's greatest mysteries, have been indicted for murder, federal prosecutors and the NYPD plan to announce Monday: https://t.co/rzN75l81MQ
— Ashley $Southall (@AshleyAtTimes) August 17, 2020
Following the reports, Jam Master Jay’s family issued a statement thanking fans for their support, but also speaking on the indictment. “Upon hearing this news we have mixed emotions; we truly hope that these indictments are a solid step towards justice being served in the murder of Jay.”
Take a look.
Jam Master Jay Forever ❤️ pic.twitter.com/iwiuucbz0Z
— RUN DMC (@OfficialRunDMC) August 18, 2020