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NBA: Hornets star Miles Bridges accused of beating his partner to death in front of their two children

Miles Bridgesrestricted free agent of the Charlotte HornetsHe faces three charges for felonies of domestic violence after being accused of assaulti


Miles Bridgesrestricted free agent of the He faces three charges for felonies of domestic violence after being accused of assaulting his partner in front of his two sons last month, as confirmed by the Los Angeles County District Attorney, George Gascon and collects Associated Press. It will be a serious crime injuring the parents of a child and two felony counts of child abuse under circumstances or conditions that could cause serious bodily injury or death.

According to the prosecutor’s statement, the case “includes a charge of causing great bodily injury to the victim of domestic violence”. The prosecutor noted that children were present at the alleged assault, but did not specify why the child abuse charge was added.

The case includes an allegation of causing great bodily injury to the victim of domestic violence.

George Gascon (Los Angeles County District Attorney)

“Domestic violence creates physical, mental and emotional trauma that has a lasting impact on survivors,” Gascon said. “Children who witness family violence are especially vulnerable and the impact on them is immeasurable”.

The point is that Bridges, who was arrested June 29 by Los Angeles police and was later released after paying a $130,000 bailtestify today in Los Angeles County Superior Court.

Reactions from the Hornets and the NBA

Both the hornets as the NBA They said they were aware of the charges filed against Bridges, and the league said it is investigating the allegations. “These are very serious charges that we will continue to monitor,” the Hornets said. “As this is a legal matter, we have no further comment at this time.”

These are very serious charges that we will continue to monitor. As this is a legal matter, we have no further comment at this time.

Hornets statement

Michelle Johnsonthe mother of Bridges’ two young children, posted several photos on Instagram on July 1 of what appeared to be injuries and a medical report stating “adult victim of physical abuse by her male partner; Assault by strangulation, Concussion; closed fracture of the nasal bone; Rib contusion; multiple bruises; Neck muscle strain.

I didn’t mention Bridges by name, but wrote on Instagram: “I hate that it has come to this, but I can’t keep quiet anymore. I allowed someone to destroy my home, abuse me in every possible way, and traumatize our children.” for life”. I have nothing to prove to the world, but not to allow anyone who can do something so horrible to have no remorse and d an image of something that I am not. Not allowing the people around you to continue to silence me and lie to protect this person.“.

I hate that it’s come to this, but I can’t keep quiet anymore. I allowed someone to destroy my home, abuse me in every possible way, and traumatize our children.

Mychelle Johnson (Miles Bridges Partner)

The Los Angeles Police Department said at the time of Bridges’ arrest that police reports of domestic violence arrests are not made public. The case remains under investigation by the West Los Angeles branch of the Los Angeles Police Department.

Bridges, 2.01 m small forward, 24 years old, was the leading scorer for the Hornets last season, his fourth NBA campaign. The Hornets had extended Bridges a qualifying offer prior to your arrest, which gives them the chance to match any offer you get from another team. But after these incidents, depending on the judicial resolution, they could change their plans with him.