Man charged in 2-year-old Amari Nicholson’s murder case facing additional charges

The man charged in the murder case of his girlfriend's 2-year-old son is facing additional charges after attempting to grab an officer's gun during his arrest,
Updated: May. 14, 2021 at 4:26 PM PDT
Email This Link
Share on Pinterest
Share on LinkedIn

LAS VEGAS, Nev. (FOX5) - The man charged in the murder case of his girlfriend’s 2-year-old son is facing additional charges after attempting to grab an officer’s gun during his arrest, according to court records.

In addition to one count of first degree murder, Terrell Rhodes, 27, now faces multiple felony counts of resisting arrest and assaulting an officer with use of a deadly weapon.

On May 11, Rhodes confessed to beating Amari Nicholson to death after he wet himself. Nicholson was the son of Rhodes’ girlfriend Tayler Nicholson.

His next court appearance is set for May 17 before Judge Harmony Letizia. An additional hearing is set for May 18.

Rhodes remains in police custody at the Clark County Detention Center.