Clark County grand jury provides 2 extra child abuse fees
LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A Clark County grand jury added two extra child abuse fees towards a person accused of killing his girlfriend’s 4-year-old son and storing his physique in a freezer.
Las Vegas Metro police arrested Brandon Toseland, 36, for the homicide of Mason Dominguez in February. Dominguez’s physique was found inside Toseland’s northeast valley storage hid in a trash bag in a freezer.
Police arrested Toseland on Feb. 22 after Mason’s mom was capable of sneak messages into her 7-year-old daughter’s shoe. A grand jury indicted Toseland in April on 10 fees, together with homicide, child abuse, kidnapping, and home violence.
On Friday, the grand jury added two fees of child abuse involving his girlfriend’s different child, information confirmed. The two fees allege Toseland choked the woman with his arm and, in one other alleged occasion final year, with a vacuum cord.
The alleged incidents occurred earlier than Mason’s homicide and Toseland’s arrest, paperwork indicated.
When police arrested Toseland in February after a site visitors cease, officers seen a set of handcuffs the place Mason’s mom was sitting within the passenger seat. Toseland was additionally in possession of her cellphone, paperwork mentioned.
Detectives additionally positioned a big gap within the yard, which they described as a possible grave.
Prosecutors mentioned they’re contemplating the demise penalty ought to Toseland be convicted. Toseland has pleaded not responsible.
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