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Fiance says she's not afraid of LSU's Domond after choking arrest

4 years 6 months 2 weeks ago Wednesday, May 27 2015 May 27, 2015 May 27, 2015 12:55 PM May 27, 2015 in News
Source: WBRZ
By: Russell Jones

BATON ROUGE - A judge gave LSU football player Jevonte Domond a $3,000 bond and a stern warning after his court appearance Wednesday on charges he choked his fiance.

The Tigers indefinitely suspended Domond, a 22-year-old offensive tackle, after his arrest on Memorial Day for felony domestic abuse battery. Authorities said his fiance told them he choked her nearly unconscious during a fight, and she had to use pepper spray to get away from him.

Domond and his fiance were both in court Wednesday for his bond hearing. The fiance told Judge Mike Erwin she was not afraid of Domond, did not want a protective order, and wanted Domond released so he could help take care of their baby.

Judge Erwin told Domond "if you even look at her cross-eyed" he would be re-arrested and would go "so far back in jail no one will ever find you."

Domond told investigators his fiance had threatened him with a kitchen knife earlier that day. Deputies said the fiance said she did so to defend herself as Domond shoved her.


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