While awaiting trial in Florida for his double-murder case. On thursday YNW Melly was tested for coronavirus and it came out positive. As a result, he will be requesting a restricted release from Broward County jail, where he is being held.
YNW Melly team took to Instagram to share the announcement. “Melly has tested positive for COVID-19 today while awaiting his trial in Broward County Jail,” read the statement. “He’ll be filing a motion for restricted release in hopes of better care due to any jails not being prepared to treat this new virus.”