Nathaniel Glover, aka The Kidd Creole, who is known as a member of the influential classic rap group Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five, was found guilty of first-degree manslaughter Wednesday by a jury in New York Supreme Court. He was first arrested in 2017 for stabbing John Jolly to death. Jolly was a homeless man who was reportedly a stranger to Glover.

According to Manhattan D.A. Alvin L. Bragg Jr., it was proved that Glover stabbed the man twice with a steak knife after having a brief exchange when Glover passed by the man on the street in Manhattan. Glover was reportedly walking away when he turned back around and attacked Jolly before fleeing the scene, with Jolly’s body later being found by tourists.

Glover then went through several steps to try and mask his crime from the police. He went to his office nearby to change clothes and clean the knife, before riding the subway to a different borough and then disposing of the knife in a sewer pipe by a station in the Bronx.

Bragg said in a public statement, “This conviction makes clear my office will hold people who commit violent crime accountable to the full extent of the law. I thank the members of the jury for their attention to this case and careful deliberation… We will continue to use every tool at our disposal to deliver safe streets and communities that New Yorkers deserve.”

Glover will face his sentencing on May 4.

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