Tisheena Brown Sentenced to Four years in Prison for Death of Newborn Son

The fact that you caused your child’s death is as tragic as can be,” Judge Lynn Leibovitz told Tisheena Brown before her sentencing. “A child was vulnerable and didn’t deserve to die.” Brown, 33, pleaded guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter in May for the overdose death of her seven-week-old son Hakeem Brown in … Read more →

Tisheena Brown Pleads Guilty to Killing One-Month Old Son

Tisheena Brown plead guilty to one count of voluntary manslaughter in connection to the overdose death of her seven-week-old son Hakeem Brown on Sept. 18, 2013. Brown also plead guilty to second-degree insurance fraud for unlawfully obtaining several drug prescriptions between Oct. 2008 and Sept. 2013. During Wednesday’s court hearing, 33-year-old Brown admitted to giving … Read more →

Tisheena Brown Remains Held Awaiting Trial for Death of Infant Son

Tisheena Brown, 31, waived her right to a preliminary hearing Friday where prosecutors would have argued there was probable cause that her actions lead the death of her son in September of last year. Judge Lynn Liebovitz listened intently to private arguments from both attorneys for several minutes before ruling not to release Brown. “No … Read more →

Tisheena Brown Held in Prescription Drug Overdose Death of Infant Son

A DC mother accused of killing her son by administering him a prescription anti-nausea drug was ordered held at her court appearance Monday, her first on the charge. Tisheena Brown, 31, is expected to have a preliminary hearing in the case Friday. In an interview with police, Brown said she gave her son, one-month-old Hakeem … Read more →

September Death of Newborn Ruled Homicide; Warrant Issued for Tisheena Brown

Update: MPD said Sunday night that Tisheena Brown, 31, was arrested Sunday on suspicion of first-degree felony murder in connection with this case. The September death of a newborn baby in Southeast DC has been ruled a homicide and police have issued an arrest warrant for a 31-year-old woman in connection with the case. Police … Read more →

Tisheena Brown

Pleaded guilty in the Sept. 1, 2013 death of Hakeem Brown.