T-Pain is reeling from the tragic loss of his 23-year-old niece, Javona Glover, who was fatally stabbed outside a Walgreens Pharmacy in Tallahassee, Florida, on Tuesday, and the popular musician is using social media to ask for the public’s help to find her suspected killer. Members of Tallahassee law enforcement released surveillance images of Tavon Q. Reynolds, 25, who was in the store the same time T-Pain’s niece was murdered, WCTV reports.
On Twitter, T-Pain, whose real name is Faheem Rashad Najm, has been asking the public for information and raising awareness into Glover’s murder. In one tweet, the Tallahassee native says: “The police are still lookin for the coward ass n***a that just killed my niece at Walgreens in Tallahassee. If you got info pls help us out!”
In an Instagram post, the Grammy award-winning artist shared the surveillance images police released of the alleged suspect, Reynolds, along with police contact information.
He also shared a collage in remembrance of his niece with a caption that reads: “R.I.P. Javona.”
T-Pain reminded the media that he and his family are in mourning following his niece’s murder saying, “To all the media/news outlets and bloggers in Tallahassee: pls leave my family the f*** alone. We’re not here for your story. Let us be pls.” But, he also thanked fans for their support and condolences.
According to Billboard, Glover was bleeding heavily when police and EMS arrived on the scene and she was pronounced dead shortly thereafter. The Tallahassee Democrat reports Glover was an employee of the West Tallahassee Walgreens location. The pharmacy chain released a statement following her murder:
“We extend our deepest condolences to the family and loved ones of our team member. The store is temporarily closed while police conduct their investigation and we refer you to police for any additional information.”
Police have issued a warrant for Reynolds arrest. They say his whereabouts are currently unknown.