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Rapper YNW Melly, who has been prison for over a year awaiting a double murder trial of his two friends, has tested positive for COVID-19 and is asking a judge to release him from prison, claiming that he is dying from the virus.
Melly’s lawyer, Bradford Cohen says he is suffering from severe chills, heavy labored breathing, headaches and body aches since he has tested positive. Adding that Melly is not being properly monitored by medical personnel every hour like he’s supposed to be. His cell made has also allegedly tested positive as well.
Melly wants to be placed on house arrest and treated at a medical facility at his own expense.
Written by Clarke Jones