Melvin Vernell III

 

 

Age: 19

 

Summary: rapper known as Lil Phat who was featured in rapper Webbie's 2007 song Independent that also included Lil Boosie, in which the song praised a woman's independent nature but was peaked at No. 9 on Billboard's 100 and topped the rap chart.

 

 

Cause of Death: Homicide by shooting

 

Born: July 25, 1992

 

Died: June 7, 2012

 

Location: Sandy Springs, Georgia