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Man charged with murder of daughter of former Three 6 Mafia rapper and another man

Lamont Murry faces two counts of first degree murder in the shooting outside a Memphis hotel.

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — UPDATE 9/2/2020 - Memphis Police say a Memphis man has now been charged in the deadly shooting that killed the daughter of former Three 6 Mafia rapper Crunchy Black and another man.

31-year-old Lamont Murry is charged with two counts of first degree murder and tampering with/fabricating evidence.

Ashley Richardson and an unidentified man were found shot to death outside the Fairview Inn and Suites on American Way in Southeast Memphis Friday afternoon.

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8/29/2020 - Local 24 News has learned the woman killed in a hotel shooting Friday night is the daughter of former Memphis rapper, Crunchy Black, of the group Three 6 Mafia. 

Investigators say the woman, Ashley Richardson, along with an unidentified man, were found dead outside the Fairview Inn and Suites on American Way in Southeast Memphis. Police are keeping tight-lipped about a suspect in the case.

While police have not yet confirmed Richardson’s identity, Rapper Juicy J is one of many on social media who have posted condolences to Black about her death. 

Rapper Darnell Black, better known as Crunchy Black, left the group Three 6 Mafia back 2006. 

Anyone with information on this shooting is asked to call Me police at 901-528-CASH.