Dallas neighbor says suspect in Money Gernon kidnapping was reported to police month earlier: report


A neighbor of the murdered Dallas 4-year-old mentioned he reported the person suspected of kidnapping the kid a month earlier than he was discovered lifeless in a road, in accordance with an area report.

The neighborhood gathered Monday evening for a gathering with metropolis leaders and police to talk about their issues after Money Gernon was discovered lifeless on Might 15.


The person, who most well-liked to stay nameless, advised WFAA-TV that his dwelling surveillance digital camera recorded a person who he mentioned gave the impression to be 18-year-old Darriynn Brown, the suspect within the youngster’s alleged kidnapping, making an attempt to open automotive doorways in his driveway on April 19.

He and different neighbors advised the station they alerted police a number of occasions concerning the prowler, who they consider was Brown, however officers by no means adopted up.

“How do we make sure that this doesn’t happen again?” the neighbor requested police on the assembly. “We called a month ago, and now a child’s dead.”

Cash Gernon, 4, was snatched from his bed and brutally stabbed to death over the weekend. Darriynn Brown, 18, right, is facing charges connected to the kidnapping.

Money Gernon, 4, was snatched from his mattress and brutally stabbed to loss of life over the weekend. Darriynn Brown, 18, proper, is dealing with expenses linked to the kidnapping.
(Kamron Mori/Dallas County Jail)

A jogger discovered Money lifeless in a road within the southwest Dallas neighborhood the morning of Might 15.

The Dallas County Medical Examiner decided Money’s loss of life was a murder because of a number of stab wounds, native information station CBS DFW reported final week.

Assistant Police Chief Albert Martinez has mentioned it appeared the kid suffered a violent loss of life and that “an edged weapon” was used.

Surveillance footage from the house the place the boy was staying reveals the suspect, who the girl recognized as Brown, taking Money from his crib and carrying him away from the digital camera’s view, in accordance with the detective’s arrest affidavit obtained by The Dallas Morning Information.

Brown has been charged with kidnapping and housebreaking. He was being held on $1.5 million bond.

No homicide expenses have been filed as of Tuesday, however authorities have mentioned further expenses are anticipated as soon as forensic proof has been reviewed.

Fox Information’ Stephanie Pagones contributed to this report.