Rapper's 23-year-old niece was fatally stabbed in a pharmacy on Tuesday morning (August 30)

T-Pain has appealed to Twitter to help him track down a man suspected of murdering his niece.

The rapper-singer’s niece, 23-year-old Javona Glover, was fatally stabbed in a branch of the Walgreens pharmacy chain in Tallahassee on Tuesday morning (August 30).

Local news outlet WCTV reports that the Tallahassee Police Department has identified a 25-year-old male as a suspect, but the man’s whereabouts are currently unknown.

Taking to Twitter yesterday evening, T-Pain – whose real name is Faheem Rashad Najm – told his followers: “The police are still lookin for the coward ass n***a that just killed my niece at Walgreens in Tallahassee. If you got info pls help us out!”

He also posted some surveillance photos of the suspect which have been released by the Tallahassee Police Department on his Instagram account, and tweeted a link to the Instagram post.

A photo posted by T-Pain (@tpain) on

Meanwhile, T-Pain also asked reporters to leave his family in peace as they grieve, writing: “To all the media/news outlets and bloggers in Tallahassee: pls leave my family the fuck alone. We’re not here for your story. Let us be pls.”

T-Pain, perhaps best known for his chart-topping collaboration with Flo Rida, ‘Low’, is due to release his firth album ‘Stoicville: The Phoenix’ later this year.