Update :SILENTO FAMILY RALLYING BEHIND HIM … After Charge for Cousin’s Murder

Silento‘s family is banding together on the heels of his arrest for allegedly murdering his cousin … and they’re addressing reports the rapper’s been battling mental health issues. A rep for Silento, Chanel Hudson, tells TMZ … the family’s trying to move forward as a close-knit group. As we reported, the rapper’s facing a murder charge in Georgia for the fatal shooting of his cousin, Frederick Rooks. We’re told the family is reeling from both events — Rooks’ death on Jan. 21, and then Silento’s arrest 11 days later. DeKalb County Sheriff’s…

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SILENTO CHARGED WITH MURDERING COUSIN

Silento allegedly gunned down his cousin, and now he’s facing a murder charge for it. The “Watch Me (Whip/Nae Nae)” rapper was arrested Monday for allegedly murdering Frederick Rooks after an investigation into the man’s death … according to the DeKalb County Police Department. Cops say they found Rooks shot to death in the street on Jan. 21 … and found 8 bullet casings on the scene. Cops say they still don’t have a clear motive behind the shooting. As for how they connected Silento to the crime, we don’t know for sure…

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