Atlanta rapper Slutty Sonny killed in fatal California accident
The hip-hop community is in mourning after a statement posted online confirmed the death of another young star in the making.
After going missing in California several days ago, it has been reported that Atlanta alt rap/rock artist Slutty Sonny (born Jordon Williams) has passed away at 20 years old. A family member confirmed the news on social media.
Slutty Sonny was connected to Vampire Cult and the 3AM movement, and saw his popularity begin to rise after the release of his +Life of Arachnid & Butterfly+ in Aug. 28, 2018.
Slutty Sonny was reported missing on Aug. 30, after leaving the home of his friend Tokyo’s Revenge (The 444 House) in the Burbank/LA County area.
According to information posted by missing persons organization NamUs, Sonny “was a pedestrian on the northbound I-5 freeway when he was struck by multiple vehicles. He was pronounced dead at scene.”.
The report listed the location as Arleta, California (San Fernando Valley region) and included a matching physical description of Sonny including photos of tattoos. It does not have any information pertaining to the reason Sonny was on the freeway.
On Aug. 31, news channel KTLA 5 reported on a fatal accident on the I-5 which appears to match those details, although no victim is named.
“A Los Angeles County Sheriff’s Department inmate transport bus struck and killed a pedestrian Monday morning, forcing the temporary closure of the northbound 5 Freeway through the Arleta area,” the report said. “The crash occurred about 3:20 a.m. near Osborne Street, a California Highway Patrol spokesperson confirmed. The bus driver was apparently the only person on the LASD vehicle at the time of the crash.”
Our condolences to Sonny’s family and friends. Rest In Peace.
Slutty Sonny was active on Instagram @SluttySonny. It’s unclear if his family or friends will maintain the account.
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