Turk’s Brother Gunned Down; Rapper Seeks Assistance W/Funeral

(AllHipHop News) Incarcerated rapper and Former Hot Boy/Cash Money Millionaire group member Turk is mourning the loss of his brother, who was shot and killed Monday morning in New Orleans. According to reports, Turk’s brother Ronald Smith was gunned down behind a daiquiri shop on Manhattan Street in New Orleans, around 3:00 AM. Police have arrested 19-year-old Travis Dennis, who has admitted that he was the shooter. Turk wrote an open letter to Ozone Magazine and the media seeking assistance from the Hip-Hop community to raise funds for his brother’s burial. "I’m reaching out to all of you who have influence on the hip-hop community," Turk wrote. "My little brother and I were as close as brothers can be and it hurts me to lose him at such a young age, but as a man I must be strong." Turk has been in prison for over six years. He was sentenced to 10 years for his role in a shooting during a raid of Memphis apartment that S.W.A.T. team member injured.Like millions of people in the United States, his brother had no type of life insurance and Turk’s family cannot afford a proper burial for his younger sibling. “My mother is mourning over the loss of her youngest child and over the fact that there is no insurance or funds to arrange the proper burial,” Turk wrote. “I am asking for you to get the word out and to also help financially in any way you can. Any donations can be sent to me at the Shelby County Jail by Western Union and for those who know me personally funds can be given directly to my mother Ms. Pamela Smith." Fans looking to contribute can send money to: Western Union Blue Quick Collect Form Pay to: SSC Code City: Cobra Cash, FL Account# 2M8115125virgil Western Union can also be done over the phone call 1-800-325-6000

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