Rapper, Common demands justice for Toyin Salau

American rapper, Common has reacted to the murder of Nigerian Black Lives Matter activist, Toyin Salau, as he demanded justice for her.

Rapper, Common demands justice for Toyin Salau lailasnews

19-year-old Tallahassee, Florida-based Black Lives Matter activist of Nigerian origin had taken to Twitter to share the story of a man that offered her a free ride, but later assaulted her sexually.

She went further to give details of his appearance, before she went missing and was subsequently found dead.

Reacting to Toyin’s death on Twitter, Common demanded justice for the activist, who he says ‘spent the last days of her life fighting for justice for her people.’

Sharing photos of Toyin Salau on social media, he wrote;

“#JusticeForToyin: She spent the last days of her life fighting for justice for her people. It shouldn’t be lost on us that Black Women have been at the forefront of these Movements. We have to stand up against violence happening to our Black Women and Girls. God Bless her soul.”

Earlier today, the Tallahassee Police Department released the mugshot of Toyin Salau’s suspected killer after he was arrested on Sunday.

According to arrest records in Orange County, Florida, 49-year-old Aaron Glee Jr., was arrested in Orlando on June 14 on an out-of-county warrant from Leon County on charges of homicide-felony murder.

Police said at approximately 9:15 pm Saturday night, TPD investigators arrived in 2100 block of Monday Road to follow up investigation on a missing person case. During the course of the investigation, two deceased people were located in the area.

The TPD identified 19-year-old Oluwatoyin “Toyin” Salau and Victoria Sims, 75, a AARP volunteer as victims of a double-homicide. Both women were reported missing before being found dead in the area.

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