His story is perhaps one of the most disturbing. In 2002 Tynsha Ysais, Lurchs roommate, was found dead and disemboweled in the apartment that they shared. Not only where her bowels removed, her lungs had also been ripped out and she had bite marks all over her body. Lurch was later found completely naked in the middle of the street covered in blood howling at the sky. It was later concluded that Lurch was high on PCP when he attacked and killed Ysais and he was sentenced to life without possibility of parole.
Dasean Cooper, or J-Dee in the rap community, was sentenced to 29 years for the 1993 murder of his boo’s roommate, Scott Charles. Allegedly, the victim told Dee’s woman that he was bedding other girls around town, so Dee went after him. Dee was the protege of rap superstar Ice Cube and had a “blossoming” career prior to the incident.
Rapper Chi-Ali ran from the law for over a year after he was charged with the murder of his girlfriend’s brother, Sean Raymond. Ali was featuredtwice onAmericas Most Wanted, but eventually they caught up with him and he served his time. Eight years prior to the shooting the former rapper released his only album,The Fabulous Chi-Ali,at age fourteen, but now he’s back on the scene. Listen to Chi-Ali ruminate on his experience running from the law.