Atlanta rapper Rudolph Johnson, better known as Lil Marlo, is dead, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office.
The medical examiner’s office confirmed to NBC News on Sunday morning that a deceased individual by the name of Rudolph Johnson was brought in during the last 24 hours after reports surfaced of the rapper’s death. Johnson was reportedly 27, though the medical examiner’s office told NBC News he was 30.
Cause of death has yet to be determined, according to the Fulton County Medical Examiner’s office.
The Atlanta Police Department confirmed that officers found a 30-year-old man who was shot in a vehicle on I-285 near the Benjamin E. Mays Drive overpass after responding to a call about an accident on Saturday night. Police did not confirm the man’s identity.
The department believed the driver was intentionally shot and the department’s homicide investigators are looking into the incident.
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SOURCE: NBC News, Doha Madani