Detroit Lions participant Sutton stays in custody after evading arrest for weeks


Greater than three weeks after an arrest warrant was issued, former Detroit Lions participant Cameron Sutton has turned himself in to Florida police to face home violence costs.

ESPN reported that the warrant was issued on March 7 and that police requested for the general public's assist in finding Sutton on March 20.

On Sunday, the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Workplace (HCSO) in Tampa mentioned it had taken Sutton, 29, into custody.

Sutton is charged with homicide by strangulation by home battery.

Lion defensive again launched, exterior After police enchantment on March 21.

His lawyer mentioned his consumer was going to show himself in to authorities in Tampa on March 25, however he didn’t report back to the Orient Street jail till 8:24 p.m. native time on Sunday, HSCO mentioned in a press release.

“After evading regulation enforcement for weeks, this man has lastly made the fitting alternative to show himself in,” Sheriff Chad Chronister mentioned.

“Home violence has no place in our neighborhood, and nobody is above the regulation right here in Hillsborough County. My ideas are with this girl as she recovers from this man's horrific actions.”

Home violence by strangulation is classed as a third-degree felony and is punishable by as much as 5 years in jail.

The Lions signed Sutton from the Pittsburgh Steelers on a three-year contract price $33m (£26.1m) by way of 2023 and he began all 17 regular-season video games in addition to three play-off video games final season.

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