Rapper Antwain Steward, a.k.a. Twain Gotti, speaks to an officer from his jail cell at the Newport News City Jail Wednesday, March 5, 2014. Antwain Steward, 22, is charged with killing Brian Dean, 20, and Christopher Horton, 16. Increasingly, police and prosecutors are looking into lyrics written by aspiring rappers facing criminal charges to help convict them.
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