Popular American female rapper, Onika Tanya Maraj-Petty better known as Nicki Minaj lost his father a few days ago to a car accident.
Mr Robert Maraj was killed by a hit-and-run driver, a piece of sad news which broke out on Sunday, 14th of February, 2021.
According to reports gathered, the hit-and-run driver who allegedly killed Nicki Minaj‘s father has turned himself in to the police. The driver, Mr Charles Polevich (70), turned himself in on Wednesday, February 17, 2021.
Court document stated that Polevich allegedly got out of his car, stood over the injured man and asked if he was okay before fleeing.
The report states that the driver fled the scene without calling the emergency number, 911.
Nassau County Police Detective Lt. Stephen Fitzpatrick, the commanding officer of the homicide squad, gave details about the incident during a press conference Wednesday.
He said, “He got out of the car and he looked at the deceased and got into the car and made the conscious decision to leave. Instead of dialing 911 or calling an ambulance, he went home and secreted his vehicle“
Charles Polevich has now been arraigned in Nassau County District Court on charges of leaving the scene of an incident causing death and tampering with physical evidence.