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Report: Lil Mosey Pleads Not Guilty To Second-Degree Rape Charges

April 28, 2021 2 min read 0 Comments

The 19-year-old rapper reportedly appeared in court alongside his legal team and his parents.

Last week it was reported that a warrant was issued for Lil Mosey's arrest after authorities claim he missed a scheduled court date. However, when the rapper returned to court, he received good news when he learned that the warrant was lifted due to his attorney claimed that Mosey, real name Lathan Echols, hadn't lived at the address where his court summons was sent to.

However, Mosey has still been charged with second-degree rape after an accuser came forward with allegations that he, along with his co-defendant, 19-year-old Francisco Prater, had sex with her "while she was incapable of consent by reason of being physically helpless or mentally incapacitated," states court documents.


According to The Chronicle, the alleged victim told authorities that she attended a party where she admittedly drank alcohol. She continued with her recount that later she was inside of a vehicle with Mosey and one of her friends, and it was at this moment that the rapper "pulled his pants down." In this instance, she has admitted that agreed to have sex, however, she claims she blacked out not long afterward.

The woman has claimed that when she woke up, she was allegedly being assaulted by Mosey and Prater. In response, Mosey's lawyer has pointed out that the rapper was under the age of 18 when this incident occurred and although prosecutors were aware of the accusation, they "waited 15 months to file charges" until he was legally an adult. Prater also had a warrant issued for his arrest and hasn't appeared in court.

Lil Mosey's trial will reportedly begin on July 19.