Man Accused Of Kidnapping Cash Gernon Argues He’s Not The Person Seen In Video, Lawyer Says

A makeshift memorial on Saddleridge power in Dallas on Monday, may additionally 17, 2021, rests immediate the place the useless body of a 4-12 months-old boy changed into discovered remaining Saturday morning. (Lola Gomez/The Dallas Morning news)

the man accused of snatching four-yr-historic cash Gernon from his bed the morning of the boy’s slaying says he’s not the person seen in a now published home surveillance video, the man’s attorney said.

money Gernon, age four, turned into discovered useless on a Dallas road on might also 15, 2021.(Courtesy: Kamron Mori)

Darriynn Brown, 18, become arrested may 15 after a jogger found the infant dead in the 7500 block of Saddleridge pressure in the Mountain Creek enviornment of Dallas that same morning. Money and his twin brother have been staying with the girlfriend of his father about eight blocks away on Florina Parkway.

“the world is truly prejudicing this whole neighborhood by way of announcing, ‘That’s him,’” Harris told The Dallas Morning information. Brown and his attorney have not in the past commented publicly on the case.

within the video the caretaker gave to the daily Mail, a man is seen standing over the twins as they slept earlier than all of a sudden carrying cash from the bed almost immediately before 5 a.M. Dallas Police Lt. Carrie sensible stated Brown will face a capital homicide charge after facts checking out is comprehensive.

Heath Harris, Brown’s defense lawyer, talked about Brown instructed him it really is he not guilty of breaking into the condo and taking cash, or of killing him.

“this is no longer an open and shut case. Besides the fact that you accept as true with that’s [Brown] on the video, it doesn’t mean he killed the youngster,” stated Harris, who brought that he’s best considered the video on-line and has no longer received it from police or prosecutors.

Harris talked about he has now not yet got any evidence in the case. He has visited Brown in penitentiary and spoken together with his household. Harris observed he’ll request a mental health comparison and anticipates there might be proof of a significant intellectual disease. Harris did not provide any particulars.

Darriynn Brown, 18, faces expenses of kidnapping and housebreaking in Dallas.(Dallas County penal complex)

cash changed into mentioned missing shortly earlier than eleven a.M. With the aid of a woman who had dated the twins’ father. That lady, Monica Sherrod, identified the man within the surveillance footage as Brown, according to an arrest-warrant affidavit. Police have spoke of Sherrod’s teenage son went to college with Brown and the household knew him.

because money’s killing, an unrelated man has met with Dallas police to record that Brown broke into his home and tried to take his granddaughter in February, in line with an arrest-warrant affidavit got by means of KTVT-tv (Channel eleven).

“If that happened, why has it taken three months to file a case?” Harris noted.

Brown is jailed in lieu of $1.625 million bond. He faces prices of burglary and kidnapping involving money and burglary and harm to an elderly particular person for the February incident, in response to court data.