Thursday, November 27th, 2008 at 4:49 pm
Hosea Thomas was found guilty yesterday of the murder of Philiant Johnson, the long time friend and personal assistant of TI. Johnson was killed after Thomas, his brother and another friend followed the rapper and his entourage after a show in Cincinnati. Thomas according to his brother Padron Thomas and their associate Patrick Brown began firing at the vehicle in which TI, Johnson and various others were traveling.
Thomas who had an ex girlfriend testify during the case saying that she was with the assailant when he left the club having already given police a statement that he had left the venue on his own. It also came to light that the Thomas brothers had tried to ‘buy’ off Brown by paying him a sum of money to remain silent about what he saw that night. In return for testifying against his brother who faces a minimum of 20 years when sentences, Padron Thomas who was driving the vehicle will receive a lesser sentence.