Atlanta Rapper Silentó Charged With Murdering Cousin - #HHOE


Richard Lamar "Ricky" Hawk (DeKalb County Sheriff's Office)


DEKALB COUNTY, Ga. - The Atlanta rapper who goes by the stage name Silentó has been arrested for the murder of his cousin.


Ricky Hawk, 23, of Stone Mountain, was arrested for the murder of 34-year-old Frederick Rooks. The DeKalb County Police Department said the shooting happened on Jan. 21 around 3:30 a.m. at a home off of Deep Shoals Circle.