Jannah Theme License is not validated, Go to the theme options page to validate the license, You need a single license for each domain name.

In plea deal, East Bay man will get 22 years for killing Oakley teen

OAKLAND — Months after he was partially acquitted, a Pittsburg man has accepted a manslaughter plea deal and 22-year jail time period within the 2016 capturing demise of a teen woman, court docket information present.

Darion Brown, 29, pleaded no contest to manslaughter within the demise of 17-year-old Alexis Leann Ervin, an Oakley woman who was shot a half-dozen instances slightly earlier than 7 a.m. on June 8, 2016, behind the Rainbow Recreation Heart, 5800 Worldwide Blvd. in Oakland. In alternate, prosecutors dropped a homicide cost towards him.

Brown went to trial final April, the place he was acquitted of first diploma homicide. However jurors couldn’t attain a verdict on the lesser offenses, together with second diploma homicide and manslaughter.

The plea deal was finalized at an Aug. 17 court docket listening to, information present. Brown has not but been transferred to state jail. The plea deal offers him credit score for the time he’s been behind bars since his arrest, the identical day of the capturing.

Brown’s case was hung up for yeas partially as a consequence of points concerning his psychological competency for trial and different authorized points.

At one level throughout the seven-year wait between his arrest and the judgement, Brown moved to fireplace his public defender and symbolize himself, however finally relented. In 2018, a decide discovered Brown mentally incompetent to face trial, and ordered him hospitalized so docs might “restore” him to competency and return him to county jail to face trial.

He additionally picked up fees of assaulting deputies inside Santa Rita Jail, however these incidents occurred after he’d been already deemed mentally incompetent, court docket information present.

Brown was additionally initially charged with human trafficking, however that rely was dismissed earlier than his trial. In court docket papers, prosecutors described Alexis as a “sexually exploited teen” and claimed that Brown was each trafficking her and her boyfriend. Brown and Alexis allegedly took selfie photographs collectively a few block away from the place Alexis was killed. Prosecutors claimed that he fired a complete of 14 pictures at her.

Brown was arrested the identical day of the capturing in Berkeley, after residents known as 9-1-1 to report that he seemed to be struggling a psychological well being disaster. Alexis’ hairbrush and a pistol had been present in his possession, however in a police interview he denied having shot anybody, court docket information present.

Back to top button