King Von’s Accused Killer Being Released From Jail on $100,000 Bond
UPDATE (March 28, 2021):
Timothy Leeks was released from Fulton County Jail on Saturday afternoon (March 27), after posting $100,000 bond, XXL has confirmed via the Atlanta Police Department. See video of Leeks leaving jail below.
According to Fulton County Court records accessed by XXL today (March 27), Leeks, who has been in jail since he was taken into police custody on Nov. 19, 2020, has been granted a $100,000 bond. He posted the bond on Friday (March 26). Despite reports that Leeks, a friend of Savannah, Ga. rapper Quando Rondo, was released, XXL has confirmed with the Fulton County Sheriff's Office that Leeks remains behind bars as of press time. "He’s still in jail. He does have a $100K bond and must be fitted with an ankle monitor," Senior Public Information Officer Tracy Flanagan tells XXL.
Leeks, 22, was charged with Von's death on Nov. 7, 2020, a day after the Chicago rapper was shot and killed in Atlanta following a scuffle between Von's crew and members of Quando Rondo's team outside the Monaco Hookah Lounge. During the incident, another person was killed and multiple people were shot including Leeks when the groups traded gunfire with police on the scene. “Mr. Leeks is in police custody at Grady Hospital where he is undergoing treatment for a gunshot wound,” Atlanta police spokeswoman Marla Jean Rooker told XXL at the time. “The homicide of [King Von] Bennett is closed with this arrest.”
After spending nearly two weeks in the hospital in late 2020, Leeks, a Savannah, Ga. native, was booked into the Fulton County Jail. He has been charged with one count of murder. He had previously been denied bond twice.
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