平方, who was on a walk through the Mountain Creek neighborhood, initially thought Gernon was a dog lying in the road. She quickly called her mother as she walked down the street to investigate.
“And as I’m walking I see a hand and then I told my mom- I say ‘Mom… I think this is a person.’”
Square broke down into tears and called 911, after which the dispatcher asked her if Gernon was possibly alive or conscious.
“I remember looking at his poor body and I remember seeing ants on the bottom of his feet,” Square said.
Square conveyed that since the incident she has been “恐れ” そして “怒っている,” だけでなく “paranoid” for her own children, one of whom is just a year younger than Gernon was at the time of his death.
She added that she has never seen ダリンブラウン, the 18-year-old charged with kidnapping and burglary in relation to the crime. 彼の絆はに設定されました $ 1.5 百万.
Surveillance footage from the home where the boy was staying shows the suspect, identified as Brown, taking Cash from his crib and carrying him away from the camera’s view, according to the detective’s arrest affidavit obtained by ダラスモーニングニュース.
No murder charges have been filed as of Tuesday, but authorities have said additional charges are expected once forensic evidence has been reviewed.
フォックス・ニュース’ Stephen Sorace contributed to this report.