CINCINNATI — On Thursday, Desean Brown, accused of murdering 29-year-old Nyteisha Lattimore and placing her son, Nylo, into the Ohio River nonetheless alive, was punched by the boy’s father throughout a procedural listening to.
During a listening to, Antonio Hughes leapt at Brown, punching him repeatedly within the head and neck earlier than he was held down by officers.
Officers within the courtroom handcuffed Hughes and helped him to his ft, however he once more lunged at Brown; 4 officers have been wanted to carry Hughes down. Hughes was taken out of the courtroom by police.
Hughes was charged with contempt of courtroom and has been ordered to serve 7 days within the Hamilton County Justice Center. He has not but been charged with the rest.
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During the listening to, Brown’s attorneys requested his confession to police on the day of his arrest be thrown out forward of his trial. His attorneys claimed Brown had invoked proper to an legal professional, however that officers asking him “do you feel like you need one at this point” had intimidated him into talking with police with out one.
Judge Megan Shanahan denied the movement and stated she didn’t imagine police had acted improperly with Brown throughout his interrogation nor have been Brown’s rights violated.
Brown is charged with two counts of homicide, and one rely every of felonious assault, gross abuse of a corpse and tampering with proof. He is accused of murdering his then-girlfriend, Nyteisha Lattimore, and placing her 3-year-old son Nylo into the Ohio River whereas nonetheless alive in early December 2020.
Nylo’s physique has by no means been recovered.
Earlier this month, Cincinnati Police detectives instructed the choose it seems Nyteisha was pregnant with Brown’s little one, however had a miscarriage. Detectives imagine Brown killed her and Nylo out of retaliation for the miscarriage.
If discovered responsible, Brown faces the loss of life penalty.
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