Kenneth “Supreme” McGriff Under Investigation For Double Homicide

Kenneth "Supreme" McGriff, center of

a federal probe involving Murder Inc., is also being investigated for a drug-related

double homicide outside of an apartment complex in Owings Mills, Maryland, newly

filed court records state.

Court papers filed Wednesday in U.S. District

Court in Baltimore stated that "a double homicide in front of [a] stash

house in Owings Mills, Maryland, led to the discovery of McGriff’s involvement

in the current [firearm] offense."

According to the court papers, during an August

24, 2001 search of the Red Run Apartment complex, investigators found McGriff’s

fingerprints, $30,000 in cash, a stolen handgun and a gift certificate from

a handgun training course issued to "Lee Tuten," which prosecutors

alleged was one of McGriff’s aliases.

The raids of the apartments were carried out

three days after the double slaying that took the lives of Dwayne Thomas, 31,

and Karon Russell Clarrett, 28.

No one was charged in the double homicide.

Investigators said they also found large amounts

of powdered and crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia inside of the "stash


The court papers also allege that numerous items

related to the "Crime Partners 2000" were found. Authorities allege

that the companies formed by McGriff to produce the film were actually part

of an elaborate money laundering scheme.

McGriff’s attorney, Robert M. Simels recently

denied the charges aimed at McGriff.

McGriff is scheduled to be sentenced Monday for

firing a gun at a Glen Burnie shooting range, a violation of his probation.

He faces 30 to 37 months in prison.

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