Los Angeles police department is claiming to have indentified Bone
Thugs-n-Harmony member Bizzy Bone as the victim of a brutal beating and robbery
last Monday (January 5).
allege that Bizzy Bone, real name Byron McCane, was returning from a restaurant
to his Universal Hilton hotel room when he was accosted by several individuals.
gang allegedly beat and choked Bizzy during the confrontation, and subsequently
acquired all the rappers jewelry before fleeing the scene.
have charged an anti-gang worker named Marlo Bow Wow Jones with the assault.
to the Los Angeles Times, the 30 year old Jones is reputed to be a contract
employee for Unity One, an anti-gang organization under the umbrella of the
L.A. Bridges II gang rehabilitation program.
group has officially terminated Jones employment while this case is pending.
press time, police report they are looking for additional female and male
suspects that participated in the crime.
Jones remains in custody with bail set at $1.1 million.
month, the original five man Bone Thugs-n-Harmony roster reunited after 10
group is currently working on a summer 2009 release of Uni 5, the follow up to their 2007 gold album Strength & Loyalty.