LAS VEGAS (KLAS) — A decide has denied bail for the person accused of killing Las Vegas toddler, Amari Nicholson.
Terrell Rhodes, the boyfriend of Amari’s mom, appeared in court docket for the primary time on Wednesday after being arrested Tuesday.
In court docket, he confessed to abusing and killing the kid. Blood was discovered on a wall, in response to the prosecutor.
Rhodes faces one depend of first-degree homicide. Las Vegas Justice Court Judge Joe Bonaventure will hear the case.
Two-year-old Amari was first reported lacking from the Emerald Suites close to Paradise and Twain on May 5.
“As the investigation progressed, it became very clear to us that Terrell Rhodes was our primary suspect,” stated LVMPD Lt. Richard Meyers.
Rhodes spoke to eight News Now final week, claiming a lady took Amari from the Emerald Suites the place they have been staying whereas the boy’s mom was in Colorado.
Amari’s father’s facet of the household denied that ever occurred.
It stays unclear if police have discovered Amari’s physique. Meyers says the investigation is ongoing. Anyone with details about the incident is urged to contact Crime Stoppers at (702) 385-5555 or on their website.