Former NBA player Anthony Morrow accused of assaulting woman in Charlotte

Former NBA player Anthony Morrow accused of assaulting woman in Charlotte
Former NBA player Anthony Morrow accused of assaulting woman in Charlotte

A former NBA player dwelling in the Charlotte space is accused of strangling and punching a woman at her Uptown Charlotte condo, in response to court docket data obtained by Channel 9 this week.

Anthony Morrow, who’s initially from Charlotte, is now dealing with expenses of assault and kidnapping for a latest incident. Morrow was arrested and booked into the Mecklenburg County jail in mid-February. On Friday, Morrow’s authorized crew denied all of the accusations.

A good friend of the sufferer informed Channel 9′s Hunter Sáenz that the sufferer was courting Morrow on the time.

Based on a warrant for Morrow’s arrest, he’s dealing with expenses of assault by strangulation, second-degree kidnapping, and speaking threats. The identical paperwork allege that he strangled the sufferer by “squeezing her neck together with his fingers” and that the sufferer had “scratches on the proper facet of her neck, a reduce lip, and abrasions on her brow.”

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The paperwork additionally allege that Morrow assaulted the woman by “putting her a number of occasions together with his fists.”

Morrow returned house to Charlotte after stints with NBA groups, together with the Golden State Warriors. He was identified to provide again to the group, and he had began the 501(c)3 group Anthony Morrow Charities. The web site for his group famous its packages, in half, “concentrate on empowering and equipping our youth in the West Charlotte space to advertise respect.”

Morrow’s lawyer gave a press release to Channel 9. He mentioned, in half, that “Anthony denies these allegations.”

“He has religion in our justice system and has each confidence {that a} assessment of the proof will reveal that he’s not responsible,” Morrow’s lawyer mentioned.

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Bea Cote works with home violence offenders and says that offenders abuse out of a way of energy and management. Cote says probably the most harmful time for a sufferer is when she leaves, when she’s left, when he thinks she’s leaving, or when she refuses to return again. We don’t know if the sufferer was making an attempt to get out of a relationship with Morrow.

In the event you’re in want of help in a home violence scenario, there’s assist. You’ll be able to name the disaster hotline any time of day at 980-771-4673.

Secure Alliance has a home violence shelter in Mecklenburg County, and you can get information at this link or by calling 704-332-2513.

Providers at Secure Alliance Embrace:

  • 24-hour sexual assault/rape and home violence disaster traces.

  • Security planning for survivors of home violence, sexual violence and baby abuse

  • Shelter for survivors of home violence.

  • Hospital accompaniment for survivors of sexual assault/rape (24/7).

  • Particular person, {couples} and household counseling in addition to play remedy for youngsters.

  • Trauma-informed counseling for adults or kids who’ve witnessed or skilled bodily or sexual abuse or different traumatic conditions.

  • Grownup help teams for survivors of sexual assault/rape and home violence.

  • Teen help teams for survivors of sexual assault/rape.

  • Submit-traumatic stress debriefings for teams affected by violence.

  • Assist teams for non-offending caregivers of kids who’ve been abused.

  • Court docket advocacy/accompaniment together with help submitting 50-B and 50-C orders, accompaniment to civil and legal court docket and court-related conferences.

  • Authorized illustration by pro-bono attorneys for home violence survivors.

  • Home violence training and counseling for ladies who’re incarcerated in Mecklenburg County.

  • Help with functions for Crime Sufferer’s Compensation.

  • Case administration together with help accessing group assets, help networks and coordination of referrals.

  • Schooling and methods advocacy across the points of sexual assault/rape, home violence, baby abuse, trauma and victimization

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