Thursday, 20 January 2011

SIDS: Virginia: Nikko Lemar King

16 January, 2011
A 21-year-old man is charged with the murder in the Sunday morning death of a child in Gretna.
Nikko Lemar King is in jail charged with second degree murder of a 7-month-old baby, according to a press release from Pittsylvania County Sheriff Mike Taylor.
At about 6: 15 pm Sunday, police were sent after receipt of a 911 call of shots fired in a residence. When deputies arrived, they found the injured baby who was pronounced dead by medical staff, Taylor said.
The suspect was arrested without incident Sunday afternoon, Taylor said. In addition to the murder charge, was King charged with possession of a firearm after being convicted of a crime. He remains in the Pittsylvania County jail under no bond, Taylor said.
King will be his first Court appearce Tuesday.
While the investigation into the death going on, said Taylor seems that the incident was “domestic in nature.” There were no other injuries.
The body will be transported to the medical examiner Office in Roanoke to the official cause of death.
Virginia State police and Pittsylvania County, Virginia Commonwealth Attorney helps with the research.

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