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Three years Toya Wright received the tragic news that her brothers Joshua Johnson (31) and Ryan Johnson (24) were shot and killed in New Orleans. Following an investigation, Antoine Edwards was taken into custody.
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According to HotNewHipHop.com:
“Edwards was subsequently arrested for the murders that prosecutors alleged was carried out after the brothers visited Edwards to buy marijuana. According to prosecutors, Edwards was upset with Ryan and Joshua because they used the front door of his “trap house” where he also dealt with other drugs, including cocaine.”
Following the incident, Toya opened up to People about the devastating news.
“It was the worst news ever,” she said. “Murders happen every day and this is another dark night in New Orleans. You hear about stories like this all the time, but it doesn’t really hit you until you get that call. It hits so close to home.”
Edwards will now serve life in prison.