Olympic gymnast, Simone Biles has finally broken her silence about her brother’s triple murder arrest, as she took to her Twitter handle to say she is still in shock while asking the press to respect their privacy at this time.
Simone Biles took to her Twitter handle to reacts to her brother Tevin Biles-Thomas being charged with six counts of homicide said:
“Still having a hard time processing last weeks [sic] news,” she said.
Tevin M. Biles-Thomas was arrested on Thursday, August 29, at Fort Stewart in Georgia for his involvement in a fatal AirBnB shooting in Cleveland that left three men dead on New Year’s Eve.
According to Radar, Biles Thomas, who is only 24 and on active duty in the U.S. Army was charged with murder, voluntary manslaughter, felonious assault and perjury.
The brother to Simone Biles is accused of fleeing the scene after opening fire at a party in an AirBnB on December 31.
The victims killed in the shooting were Devaughn Gibson, 23, DelVaunte Johnson, 19, Toshon Banks, 21. Two others were also wounded 21. Two others were also wounded.
Biles-Thomas is the only person who’s been charged in connection to the murders, and he has not yet entered a plea.
Simone Biles stating further, added this to her post, saying:
“My heart aches for everyone involved, especially for the victims and their families. There is nothing that I can say that will heal anyone’s pain, but I do want to express my sincere condolences to everyone affected by this tragedy. I ask everyone to please respect my family’s privacy as we deal with our pain,” she said.