Dayton man found guilty in Middletown homicide

Photo from Montgomery County Jail

DAYTON, Ohio (WDTN) –   Montgomery County Prosecutor Mat Heck Jr. said Tuesday the Montgomery County jury found a Dayton man guilty for the kidnapping and shooting death of Brittany Russell.

According to a press release from the Montgomery County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, 29-year-old Brittany Russell was found inside of her car fatally shot with her 6-month-old who was alive sitting inside the vehicle February 10, 2016.

Thirty-six-year-old Brandon Carr was arrested March 14, 2017 and later on April 11 the Montgomery County Grand Jury indicted Carr on:

  • One count Aggravated Murder
  • Three counts Murder
  •  Two counts Kidnapping
  •  Two counts Felonious Assault
  • Two counts Tampering With Evidence
  • One count Having Weapons While Under Disability (prior drug conviction)
  • One count of Possession of Heroin
  • One count Endangering Children

Carr’s sentencing is schecduled for February 21.

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