Patrick Xavier Clark, who was arrested in connection with the murder of Migos rapper Takeoff last year, has been officially indicted by a grand jury in Harris County, Texas. According to reports from TMZ and Pitchfork, Clark has been charged with murder and was indicted on May 25 by the Harris County District Attorney’s Office.
Clark was arrested in December 2022 for the murder of Takeoff, who was shot and killed on November 1, 2022, at a Houston bowling alley. After his arrest, Clark was released on $1 million bond in early January, and his family had attempted to get his bond lowered to $300,000. Clark’s attorney has claimed that her client acted in self-defense, according to The Associated Press.
Takeoff’s death was officially ruled a homicide due to the nature of his gunshot wounds. He was 28 years old at the time of his death.
The indictment of Patrick Xavier Clark represents a significant step forward in the legal process, as the case is likely to proceed to trial. The incident has garnered widespread attention and has highlighted the issue of violence in the music industry. The trial is expected to draw significant media attention and will be closely followed by fans and industry insiders alike.