Charges against rapper Mystikal stemming from a 2017 arrest will be dropped.

KSLA is reporting that Mystikal, real name Michael Tyler, was arrested in 2017 and indicted by a Caddo Parish grand jury on one count of first-degree rape and another count of second-degree kidnapping. Earlier today, a second grand jury returned a No True Bill against the 50-year-old rapper.

The Caddo Parish district attorney's office explains why information and evidence were submitted to a second grand jury.

additional evidence and information were discovered and the case was resubmitted to this second grand jury in the interest of justice. Based on the grand jury’s decision, the Caddo Parish district attorney’s office will dismiss the charges pending against Mr. Tyler

We will update this story as more information becomes available.

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