By Mehka

Village Voice/Yoututbe

Village Voice/Yoututbe

Tomorrow, Thursday January 8th, Philadelphia golden age rapper Cool C — real name Christopher Roney — is set to be executed by lethal injection resulting from his 1996 conviction of first-degree murder for the shooting death of police officer Lauretha Vaird.

The shooting occurred in January, 1996, when Roney, then 26, and two other men attempted to rob a Philadelphia PNC Bank branch. Roney shot Vaird, a 43-year-old mother of two, as soon as she stepped through the bank’s entrance, making her the first officer killed responding to a call in the city’s history.

C, along with fellow rapper Steady …read more

Via:: Notes From the Underground


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