US rapper found dead in the boot of a friend’s car

A US rapper has been found dead in the boot of a friend’s car in Miami after going missing on October 17.

After rapper Brian Trotter, known by the rap name Kent Won’t Stop, went missing a Facebook group was set up for him to track down his whereabouts, however, after a crash on a Florida highway, Florida Highway Patrol officers discovered the body of the 25-year-old in his friend’s car.

Inside the boot of 25-year-old Robert Deupree Avery Coltrain’s car officers found Trotter’s body “wrapped in a piece of fabric and in an advanced stage of decomposition.”

Officers found the dead body of the US rapper after attending the site of a car crash on the Palmetto Expressway in Miami on Sunday, October 25, and it was during the act of towing Coltrain’s 2009 Silver Acura they noticed buzzing flies and a rotting smell coming from the boot.

Coltrain, who had known Trotter for more than a decade, was arrested and charged with second-degree murder and illegal transport of human remains after a post-mortem showed Trotter was fatally shot multiple times.

A message from Brian’s Family on October 26, read: “It is with heavy hearts that we tell you all that Brian was found deceased. We are grateful for your love and support over the last nine days. Your concern for Brian has lifted us up and is a testament to the light he shined on every one who knew him.

“In the coming days we ask for your thoughts and prayers and for privacy as we grieve, and as the police thoroughly investigate Brian’s death. Please honour Brian’s memory by celebrating his life, light, and music. Justice for Brian.”

We offer our condolences to his family and friends.

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