|According to prosecutors, Atlanta rapper Lil Phat was murdered for stealing 10 lbs. of marijuana in an elaborate hit set up by former gang members, a former Russian mobster, and college basketball star..|
Breitbart on July 5, 2013
|Part 2: Mani Chulpayev accused in the killing of Atlanta rapper Lil Phat.
ABCNews.com on May 30, 2013
|A former Russian mobster and FBI informant indicted in the murder of Atlanta rapper Lil Phat says his FBI handler asked for and got bribes during the time he was under investigation for the killing...|
Newser on May 29, 2013
|The FBI has opened an investigation into accusations that one of its agents took lavish gifts and cash from an informant who has been indicted in the murder of a popular Atlanta rapper known as Lil..|
ABCNews.com on May 29, 2013
|An American college student has been arrested in connection with the 2012 murder of rapper Lil Phat. The 19-year-old hip-hop star, real name Melvin Vernell III, was found dead in a parked car in A...|
Starpulse.com on May 27, 2013Also reported by •ContactMusic
|Patch Sandy Springs, GA --
Five men have been charged in the slaying of rapper Lil Phat, whose body was found in a car in Sandy Springs in June 2012.
Charged with murder were Decensae White, a..|
Patch on May 26, 2013
|Three men have been arrested in connection with the 2012 murder of rapper Lil Phat.The 19-year-old hip-hop star, real name Melvin Vernell Iii, was...|
ContactMusic on April 29, 2013