Darriynn Brown, 18, faces the brand new cost after lab outcomes revealed new forensic proof that linked him to Gernon on the time of the kid’s dying, Dallas police stated late Wednesday, with out going into particulars.
Brown already confronted kidnapping and theft costs after surveillance footage from the house the place Gernon was staying seems to point out him taking the boy from his crib and carrying him away from the digicam’s view earlier than his dying.
A jogger discovered Gernon lifeless in a road within the southwest Dallas neighborhood the morning of Could 15.
“I keep in mind his poor physique and I keep in mind seeing ants on the underside of his toes,” neighbor Antwainese Sq., who found the physique, instructed “Fox & Associates First” final month. “I can’t unsee what I noticed.”
The Dallas County Medical Examiner decided Money’s dying was a murder because of a number of stab wounds. Police have stated it appeared the kid suffered a violent dying and that “an edged weapon” was used.
Brown remained jailed Thursday in Dallas on $1.6 million bail.
His lawyer, Heath Harris, instructed the Dallas Morning Information that he was annoyed by the sluggish launch of knowledge from authorities concerning the case.
“It’s nearly a month after this tragedy and I’m nonetheless ready to arrange this child’s protection,” he stated. “We will’t try this until we’ve all of the proof.”
The Related Press contributed to this report.