Tekashi 6ix9ine Expected To Be Freed As Soon As 2020 With Witness Protection For His Cooperation
Tekashi 6ix9ine stay in prison could be coming to an end sooner than many originally expected. he 22-year-old rapper (born Daniel Hernandez) was facing a minimum of 47 years and a maximum of life in prison after being charged with nine federal counts, including racketeering, conspiracy, firearms offenses, and narcotics trafficking, last November. However, under the terms of his recent guilty plea, he could walk free as early as January 2020. In exchange for his “complete cooperation” in the case, which includes testimony before a grand jury, the Attorney’s Office has agreed “not to prosecute the defendant for the crimes set forth in Counts One through Nine…as well as additional crimes that the defendant has told the government about.
A judge will decide the terms of the rapper’s sentencing in a hearing next January but this latest plea deal could see the rapper released as early next year.