Mother Charged With Fatally Dragging 6-Year-Old Boy Because He Clung To Vehicle Files For Madness Plea

An Ohio mother promises to plead not liable by reason of madness after allegedly dragging her 6-year-old boy to dying behind her moving vehicle, then dumping his body within the Ohio River.

Brittany Gosney, 26, had allegedly been speaking together with her boyfriend, 42-year-old James Hamilton, about eliminating her three children, aged 6, 7 and 9, based on an accidents report acquired by in the Preble County Sheriff’s Office. On February. 27, she drove her children to Hurry Run Park in Preble County coupled with them get free from vehicle – then switched the automobile around and sped off, government bodies stated.

As she was fleeing, government bodies said her 6-year-old, James Hutchinson, grabbed your hands on the vehicle handle. She allegedly pulled him until he release, “possibly running him over,” based on the report.

Gosney allegedly came back towards the parking area about 30 minutes later to obtain the 6-year-old dead, based on an arrest report in the Middletown Police Department acquired by the Daily Animal. She allegedly loaded him and her two surviving children into the car and drove the place to find her boyfriend. They allegedly stored the boy’s body within their home until around 3 a.m. the next morning, after which Gosney allegedly drove to some bridge and dumped James’ body within the Ohio River.

Gosney and Hamilton both visited police hrs later to report Hutchinson missing – however they allegedly gave conflicting accounts of once they last saw him, WCPO reports.

Within hrs of contacting government bodies, both Gosney and Hamilton allegedly confessed to getting discarded the 6-year-old’s body, based on the arrest report. They’ve since been indicted on 31 criminal charges: one count of murder, one count of wrongful death, four counts of tampering with evidence, five counts of abuse of the corpse, six counts of kidnapping, six counts of abduction, and eight counts of kid endangerment, based on court public records submitted through the Butler County Clerk of Courts.

Last Wednesday, Gosney’s attorney, David Washington, filed a motion to plead not liable by reason of madness, based on court records.

“Defendant struggles to assistance with her defense and counsel has serious concerns regarding defendant’s mental health,” David Washington wrote.

Washington couldn’t be immediately arrived at for comment.

Contributing to the tragedy of the incident, the slain 6-year-old’s biological father, Lewis Hutchinson, told WCMH-TV that he’d have happily taken his boy into his home if Gosney had requested.

“All she’d to complete was provide him in my experience. She might have dropped him off inside my sister’s house,” he told the station.

Hamilton hasn’t yet joined a plea, based on online court public records. He’s being held on $750,000 bond, while Gosney has been held on $two million bond.

Despite efforts by recovery crews, Hutchinson’s body still is not found, WKRC reported.

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