SAN FRANCISCO (RUSHPRNEWS)July 23, 2008-Bay area rapper Mac Minister was found guilty yesterday (July 21) in the slaying of Anthony “Fat Tone” Watkins and associate Jermaine â€˜Cowboy” Atkins.Mac Minister, born Andre Dow, was convicted of two counts of first-degree murder, two counts of conspiracy to commit murder and now faces life in prison. According to reports, Fat One and Atkins were last seen leaving a hotel in Las Vegas with Mac Minister in May 2005. Both were later found shot dead, riddled with AK-47 bullets, at a construction site by a security guard.
Authorities claim that Minister committed the crime in retaliation for the murder of Bay Area rapper Mac Dre who was killed in November 2004. While never charged, Fat Tone was rumored to be a suspect behind the Mac Dre killing.
Dre’s 2004 slaying remains officially unsolved.
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