Judge Greg Howard noted Brown has an extensive criminal record and set bond at $500,000.
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A toxicology report on Brown Jr. from the coroner’s office indicates the child tested positive for opiates, benzodiazepines and antihistamines at the time of his death.
The one-year-old’s address is listed as the 700 block of Vidourek Drive in Hamilton on the coroner’s office report.
“My son is just freezing cold and I don’t think he’s even breathing,” a man who called 911 on May 17 said to the dispatcher. “He was taking a nap and I came in here and he’s just cold.”
The dispatcher talked the man through giving CPR, but the boy was never revived.
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Brown is scheduled to be back in court on Sept. 6 for a pretrial hearing. Brown indicated today he was going to retain counsel.