Yo Gotti to help pay for funeral of deceased Memphis 10-year-old

MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Memphis Rapper Yo Gotti is helping to pay for the funeral of a local 10-year-old who police say stabbed himself to death.

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Jaheim McKinzie died on Saturday. His mom, Robin McKinzie, is charged with child abuse for her alleged actions in the moments before her son fatally wounded himself.

Police said Robin McKinzie she confessed to whipping the boy with extension cords and chocking him. The 10-year-old then went into the kitchen and stabbed himself, according to police documents.

He died as a result of his injuries.

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Yo Gotti's manager said the rapper will be helping out, but there is no word yet on how much he plans on giving.

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