Aberdeen man faces long list of charges in Monroe County

Aberdeen man faces long list of charges in Monroe County

Posted: Jan. 8, 2019 6:29 PM
Updated: Jan. 8, 2019 6:29 PM

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behind bars. the sheriff says it was started after a domestic violence issue on monday. wtva evan hensley has been following the story. he joins us live with details. thank you 37 year old leon brandon is now behind bars here at the monroe county jail for 8 different charges. the whole chase began with a domestic violence issue with a woman who was being beaten with a gun... sheriff cecil cantrell - monroe county "several gashs in her head, she was really beaten badly. she called us and gave us a report and told us what kind of car that this leon brandon jr was driving" sheriff cecil cantrell says that the victim found away to escape the moving vehicle by making a life threatening decision... "he actually took the gun, this weapon that he had and beat that woman across the head, across her face. she had a lot of serious wounds. and she basically jumped out of the vehicle." deputies were able to find brandons car and after he stopped, the captured him... stand up he now faces 8 different charges including doemstic violence, feomy fleeing and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon cantrell says that no on ahohld ever intend to harm a woman... "that's terrible to hit anybody especially a woman but with a weapon that could have gone off and could have killed her" i just spoke with the sheriff to get an update on the victim, he told me that she is not at the hospital and recovering from some of the head trauma. he also told me that the mississippi department of cirrections now has the custody of brandon, do bond will be posted, make sure you tune into wtva 9 news at 6 tobehar reaction from the community on this domestic situation reporting live in aberdeen eh wtva 9 news temperatures were pretty nice outside.. now they've started
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