Man accused in takeoff death claims he is innocent

That Houston DJ accused of involvement in November 1 shooting Take off Pledged his innocence in connection with the murder of the Migos rapper in his first court appearance this week, despite allegedly trying to flee the country with large sums of money before his arrest.

Patrick Xavier Clark, 33, known locally as DJ Pat, appeared in court on Monday (December 5) where his lawyer argued her client was not the one who pulled the trigger after an argument broke out during a game of dice and with Takeoff’s death ended accordingly Fox19.

Prosecutors and Clark’s defense attorneys both agreed to schedule a December 14 bail reduction hearing. Clark was arrested on December 1 for murder and is currently being held on $2 million bail.

Accused takeoff killer tried to flee to Mexico with emergency passport and large amounts of cash

He is said to have tried to flee to Mexico with an emergency passport before his arrest. Fox 5 Atlanta reports.

A motion filed during a bond hearing claimed Clark applied for the expedited pass shortly after Takeoff’s death and reportedly provided an itinerary to Mexico to legitimize his rushed application.

Prosecutors added that the Mexico trip and arrest records showing Clark had large amounts of cash on him when he was arrested were more than enough to prove he posed a flight risk.

After appearing in court on Monday, Clark’s attorney, Letitia Quinones, told reporters that her client was “nervous and concerned” that he “has been charged with something he believes is innocent.” So how would one behave in such circumstances?”

Chinones was vague when asked about Clark’s relationship with Takeoff.

“We really don’t want to get into the facts here,” she said. “There’s a lot of research that needs to be done,” she added. “So all we’re asking is that everyone keep an open mind and let the system do its part and let the constitution do its part, and that means for now he’s innocent until proven guilty.”

Two Houston men arrested in connection with Takeoff’s death, local rapper and DJ charged

Clark is one of two men arrested in connection with the 28-year-old rapper’s death.

Local Houston rapper Lil Cam (22-year-old Cameron Joshua) was also taken into custody last month, previously reported by The shadow room.

On November 22, Joshua was charged with the felony of unlawfully carrying a weapon. The shadow room reported last week.

Prosecutors argue that CCTV footage shows Joshua holding a gun at the scene, but they haven’t necessarily accused him of being the one who shot Takeoff.

Lil Cam’s lawyer slams ‘net sleuths’ for making situation worse with online speculation

Last week, Joshua’s attorney, Christopher Downey, told reporters that his client was not the one responsible for Takeoff’s death, adding that widespread speculation on social media had made Joshua’s situation worse.

“I have seen nothing to suggest that Cameron Joshua had anything to do with the shooting, that he fired a firearm that caused it [Takeoff’s] death or was he even involved,” Downey said. “As far as I know, there was some kind of skirmish.

Downey continued, “I know all the Instagram sleuths. They remind me of the blind man trying to decipher an elephant, grabbing its trunk and thinking it’s a snake. The bottom line is that they are wrong. Cameron Joshua didn’t film Takeoff.” Man accused in takeoff death claims he is innocent

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