Garelle Smith


Age: 29

murder suspect who was believed to have shot and killed legendary New Orleans rapper Soulja Slim (born James Tapp) in front of his grandmother's home in November 2003 after investigators alleged that he and another man named Stephen Kennedy were paid $10,000 for the high-profile murder involving the shooting death of the local rapper over a dispute with a rival record label, and who had been linked to at least four other murders in New Orleans over the years but escaped prosecution because of his fearsome reputation as a hitman deterred any would-be witnesses.

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

Born: circa 1981

Died: August 13, 2011

New Orleans, Louisiana