- The Los Angeles District Legal professional’s workplace has accused Tory Lanez of taking pictures Megan Thee Stallion.
- The Lanez trial started on Monday and Megan’s former bodyguard was set to testify on Friday.
- Megan’s lawyer confirmed to Insider that her ex-bodyguard, Justin Edison, is nowhere to be discovered.
Megan Thee Stallion’s former bodyguard is lacking after failing to testify on Friday in Tory Lanez’s trial on criminal shooting charges, her lawyer advised Insider.
“I can affirm that Justin Edison, Megan’s bodyguard, was set to testify in courtroom, didn’t seem, and is now lacking,” Megan’s lawyer, Alex Spiro, advised Insider. “Legislation enforcement is investigating the matter,” he added.
Edison’s final put up on Instagram is dated December 2. In addition to working as a bodyguard, he’s a licensed bodily coach, in accordance with his web page. Particulars surrounding when and the place he was final seen will not be clear.
The Los Angeles District Legal professional’s workplace has accused Lanez, whose real name is Daystar Peterson, of taking pictures Megan in the feet after a small gathering at Kylie Jenner’s home throughout the early morning hours of July 12, 2020. The “Luv” rapper has denied taking pictures Megan, whose actual identify is Megan Pete. The opposite two people current throughout the incident had been Kelsey Harris, Megan’s ex-best friend and former assistant, and Lanez’s driver, Jauquan Smith.
The prosecutors and the protection group agree that an argument ensued within the automotive when the group left Jenner’s home, although they gave conflicting descriptions.
Whereas Edison was not current the night time of the battle, Harris texted him from the automotive: “Assist. Tory shot Meg. 911,” prosecutors stated in courtroom this week.
The day after the taking pictures, Edison went to Lanez’s dwelling to select up Megan’s belongings, Deputy District Legal professional Alexander Bott stated throughout opening statements on Monday. Bott stated Edison advised prosecutors that Lanez’ confessed to being “too drunk” and taking pictures within the air and on the floor the night time of the incident.
Lanez was charged with assault with a semiautomatic firearm, private use of a firearm, and carrying a loaded, unregistered firearm in a car. Lanez was additionally hit with a new charge earlier this month of discharging a firearm with gross negligence regarding the battle.
Lanez pleaded not responsible. If convicted, Lanez faces as much as 22 years in jail.
Megan testified on Tuesday that Lanez shot her. She stated she initially lied in regards to the incident due to her worry and mistrust of the police and since she didn’t think the “big boy’s club” music industry would imagine her.
“Once I get out the automotive, I hear Tory say ‘Dance, bitch,'” Megan stated in her testimony, including that gunfire began instantly. “I froze. I am in shock, I am scared. I can’t believe he’s shooting at me.”
The trial is about to renew on Monday.
The LAPD and the LA District Legal professional’s Workplace didn’t instantly reply to Insider’s request for remark.