Who Are Rashaun Weaver Parents? Teen Got Arrested For The Murder Of Tessa Majors

Who Are Rashaun Weaver Parents? Teen Got Arrested For The Murder Of Tessa Majors

Rashaun Weaver’s parents and family who should be his role model are all behind the bars including his father, Clifford Shaun Weaver. Continue reading the article to learn more about the person.  

Rashaun Weaver is sentenced to 14 years of life in prison for his crime of stabbing Tessa Majors in New York City’s Morningside Park in December 2019.

His defense attorney, blame his difficult childhood and lack of a fully developed brain for his action. 

Who Are Rashaun Weaver Parents? Father Clifford Shaun Weaver 

Rashaun Weaver is born to his parents, his father, Clifford Shaun Weaver, and his mother, whose name is not revealed at the moment. According to Weaver’s defense attorney, Lichtman, he has a “symptom” of a broken system of incarceration.

Weaver’s father and other adults who should be the role models for him are all behind the bars. “It does not exonerate him, but it does explain,” Lichtman explained.

His father was sentenced to state prison two years ago and was recently charged with violating his parole. Clifford was first imprisoned in 2017 for drug possession, and then again in September 2019 for violating his parole.

‘He should be released soon,’ Weaver’s grandfather said.

His grandfather, Clifford Weaver is around 80 years old, and still denies believing that his grandson did something heinous. He also claimed his grandson was innocent, despite police discovering his DNA under the fingernails nails of Majors.

When Weaver was sentenced to 14 years of prison, he expressed gratitude to his family for their support. He stated, “you have never stopped loving me even as society hates me.”

He also promise to everyone in the court, “I’m going to use my time in prison to grow as a person,” Weaver said.

Rashaun Weaver Arrested For Tessa Majors Murder Charge- Wiki Bio

Rashaun Weaver was arrested for murdering Tessa Majors in New York City’s Morningside Park in December 2019. A separate Wikipedia page is available with the title, Murder of Tessa Majors, where we can get some detail regarding the case. 

He pleaded guilty to second-degree murder last month in December 2021. 

“I purposefully killed Tessa Majors by stabbing her with a knife,” Weaver said. During the December hearing, the judge stated that he would consider a sentence of 14 years to life in prison.

Weaver was also convicted guilty of first-degree robbery and second-degree robbery. Bogdanos stated that the two robbery charges stemmed from separate incidents.

One four days before Majors’ death in 2019, and one on February 14, 2020, the day Weaver was eventually arrested.

Weaver’s guilty plea in Majors’ death “provided him with an opportunity to put this behind him and avoid a much more serious sentence,” Lichtman said.

Weaver spoke in court Wednesday and sincerely apologize to the Majors family. “I never intended to harm her, and I would give anything to go back in time and prevent it from happening,” Weaver said.

“Nothing I say or do for the entire life will compensate for the harm and suffering I caused.”

Rashaun Weaver Was 14 When Tessa Major Was Killed- Is He On Instagram?

Rashaun Weaver reached the age of 16 years as of now, but he was only 14 when he stabbed Tessa from behind in 2019. He is not yet available on Instagram.

Similarly, Majors was 18 years old when she was stabbed to death. 

In addition to Weaver, there were two other teens connected to the case. The first one is Luchiano Lewis, who was 14 at the time of the murder and was charged as an adult.

He was convicted guilty of murder and robbery charges and was sentenced to nine years to life in prison in October.

Likewise, another teen, whose name has not been released yet pleaded guilty to first-degree robbery in 2020. He was sentenced to 18 months in the custody of the Administration for Children’s Services.

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Last Modified: January 20, 2022

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