Man charged with capital murder in kidnapping and murder of 4-year-old boy

DALLAS (1080 KRLD)- A capital murder charge has been filed against a Dallas man over last month's kidnapping and death of a 4 year old boy.

Darriynn Brown, 18 Dallas, is now facing seven felony charges for the May 15, 2021 kidnapping and murder of Cash Gernon.  The child was taken out of his bed.  As police were taking a report of the missing child, the boy's body was discovered eight blocks away.  Bond has been set at $6, 625,000.

Police have not released any new details about what led them to add the capital murder charge.

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