Brandon Toseland Killed 4-Year-Old, Hid Body in Freezer: Cops – What We Know!

Mason Dominguez via GoFundMe

Mason Dominguez through GoFundMe

A Las Vegas man is behind bars this week after he allegedly kidnapped his girlfriend and her two kids, and murdered her 4-year-old son earlier than hiding the little boy’s physique inside a freezer within the storage.

Brandon Toseland, 35, was arrested after the lady’s younger daughter delivered a be aware to her elementary college trainer saying she was being held in opposition to her will, police stated.

Toseland was initially taken into custody Tuesday and charged with two counts of first-degree kidnapping, courtroom information reviewed by Legislation&Crime present. An open homicide cost was added Wednesday after the boy’s stays have been found.

Officers with the Clark County Faculty District Police Division at roughly 8:39 a.m. contacted officers with the Las Vegas Metro Police Division regarding a younger scholar who arrived at college with an alarming be aware for her trainer, authorities stated in a press launch. The be aware was from the lady’s mom and reportedly said that she was being “held in opposition to her will” at a house positioned within the 4300 block of Saddle Brook Park Drive, roughly 10 miles northeast of the Las Vegas Strip. The be aware additionally said that the mom didn’t know the whereabouts of her son, described as a “toddler,” including that she believed the kid was “probably deceased,” police stated.

Police arrange a surveillance group operation close to the deal with inside an hour and waited for motion, Las Vegas CBS affiliate KLAS-TV reported. At roughly 10 a.m., authorities reportedly noticed a male grownup, later recognized as Toseland, and feminine grownup exit the house, get in a automotive, and drive away from the property. Police carried out a visitors cease on the car and questioned the lady in regards to the be aware.

Brandon Toseland

Brandon Toseland, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Division

Per KLAS, the lady reportedly instructed police that Toseland was her live-in boyfriend however stated he had grow to be bodily abusive and been holding her in opposition to her will for weeks. She additionally reportedly stated that she had not seen her preschool-aged son in a number of weeks and that Toseland wouldn’t enable her to go away the home alone or enter sure elements of the house, particularly, the storage.

Police obtained and executed a search warrant on the house at roughly 4:30 p.m., Las Vegas Fox affiliate KVVU-TV reported. Upon coming into the residence, police say the positioned the younger boy’s stays in a freezer stored within the storage.

Police stated that the sufferer’s identification in addition to the way and explanation for his loss of life should not being launched till the Clark County Coroner’s Workplace conducts a scheduled post-mortem.

Metropolitan Police Division Lt. Ray Spencer stated that investigators consider the kid had been useless since “early December,” based on a report from the Las Vegas Overview-Journal.

Toseland was arrested and processed on the Clark County Detention Middle. He appeared earlier than a choose Wednesday morning the place a choose ordered him to stay in detention with out bond and scheduled a standing listening to for Feb. 28.

A web based obituary and fundraiser posted by the household recognized the sufferer as 4-year-old Mason Dominguez, and described the boy as “completely happy, candy, clever, and really out-going!” The household is hoping to boost sufficient cash to pay for the funeral and buy a burial plot subsequent to his father, Elijah Dominguez, who died of pneumonia early final yr, per the Overview-Journal. Donations may be made through this hyperlink.

[image via GoFundMe, Las Vegas Metropolitan Police Department]

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