Dead Man Found in a Barrel Floating in the Malibu Lagoon, Identified as Javonnta Murphy, 32
"One day, the true story will come out," one friend tweeted.
August 7, 2023
The LA County coroner has identified the body found in a 55 gallon barrel in Malibu lagoon on Monday. Javonnta Murphy, 32, was an aspiring musician from Sylmar with a social media presence.
His friends posted on social media to express sorrow and dismay that someone so young, so seemingly harmless, had died, and in such a strange way as well. "One day, the true story will come out," one of them tweeted.
The deceased body found inside the barrel at Malibu Lagoon was identified as singer/songwriter from Los Angeles Javonnta Murphy, according to authorities. Murphy was 32-years-old.
This story is going to be crazy ad more details come out. I hope they find the person that did this..🙏🙏🙏 tweeted Maurice W
"I don’t know him but it always hurts to hear about the horrific deaths of so many of our young people," tweeted ghetto intellectual
"Peace to his family and friends. I hope the murderer(s) are found and punished." tweeted Troy T.