Soulja Boy’s Younger Brother Dies In Car Accident

By Kadeem Lundy  |  03/21/2011

Soulja BoySoulja Boy's week is getting off to a bad start.

On Monday morning (March 21), the rapper revealed on Twitter that he's mourning the passing of his younger brother, who passed last night.

In a tweet to to his 2.6 million followers, the young rapper expressed his sadness, writing (@SouljaBoy): "at home crying my eyes out I can't believe my Lil bro is gone... today is so not my day.. RIP lil brother love you always :(".

Soulja Boy's manager, Miami Mike, followed by stating that that the rapper's brother was involved in a car accident late last night.

"The Flags are @ Half Staff @ the Offices of SODMG & PTE, R.I.P. to @Souljaboy little brother who passed-way in a auto crash last nite :-(" Mike wrote (@CEOMiamiMike)."

No further details have been released as of press time. Story still developing.

Update: New details have emerged. The slain brother is actually Soulja's half brother, Deion Jenkins, who was just 14 years old. Apparently, the accident happened in Charleston, Mississippi.

A funeral is being scheduled for for Saturday (March 26).