Tupac suspect confesses involvement in shooting - has the rapper's murder finally been solved?
"I’m coming out now because I have cancer and have nothing else to lose" claims former Crips gang member
One of the music world’s most talked-about murders was that of Tupac Shakur - in 1996 he was killed in a drive-by shooting while he sat in his car at a stop-light. The culprits have never been found.
However, new info has perhaps finally solved the decades-old case - Rapper Keefe D has come forward and confessed to playing a part in the infamous Tupac murder.
A new Netflix documentary series called Unsolved: the Tupac and Biggie Murders has recently been completed, which focuses on an LAPD task force probe, and it includes a taped confession from the musician which was recorded under promise of immunity.
Keefe, a former rival Crips gang member, said:
“I was a Compton kingpin, drug dealer, I’m the only one alive who can really tell you story about the Tupac killing.
“People have been pursuing me for 20 years, I’m coming out now because I have cancer. And I have nothing else to lose. All I care about now is the truth.”
Keefe is the uncle of the number one suspect, Orlando ‘Baby Lane’ Anderson, and has detailed what happened on the night of the shooting. He said he was in the front passenger seat alongside driver Terrence ‘T-Brown’ Brown, while DeAndre ‘Dre’ Smith and Anderson were sitting behind. He said:
“I gave it to Dre and Dre was like ‘no, no, no’ and Lane was like - popped the dudes.
“He leaned over and rolled down the window and popped them.”
Pretty damning evidence, this, although how far it’ll go to getting anyone convicted is unclear. The series’ executive producer Kyle Long reckons it should result in charges.
“He went live on television and confessed to being an accessory to murder and the Las Vegas PD, as far as I know, is doing nothing about it.
“I just think it’s outrageous.”
Unsolved: the Tupac and Biggie Murders is available to watch on Netflix now.