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VIDEO: Mayhem Erupts In Court Room After Father Attacks Killer His 3-Year-Old Daughter During Sentencing

August 31, 2015  |  Posted by: JammedUp Staff
VIDEO: Mayhem Erupts In Court Room After Father Attacks Killer His 3-Year-Old Daughter During Sentencing

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A brawl broke out last week in the Detroit courtroom where a mother and her boyfriend were awaiting sentencing after being convicted in a 3-year-old girl’s death.

Jamila Smith died last September after her mother, Jasmine Gordon, rushed her to Henry Ford Hospital.

Authorities said the girl had bruises on her head and chest, which were consistent with abuse.

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Jasmine Gordon, 25 (left), and Clifford Thomas, 34 (right), were found guilty in separate trials for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Gordon’s daughter Jamila

A jury convicted Gordon of involuntary manslaughter and first-degree child abuse.

Gordon’s boyfriend, Clifford Daniel Thomas, was found guilty of involuntary manslaughter, resisting arrest and obstructing a police officer.

The two were in the courtroom for their sentencing when Jamila’s biological father, Dwayne Smith, got up to make a victim impact statement.

Smith walked up to Thomas and started yelling and punching him in the head.

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Jasmine Gordon, 25 (left), and Clifford Thomas, 34 (right), were found guilty in separate trials for involuntary manslaughter in the death of Gordon’s daughter Jamila

Deputies rushed into separate the two and the courtroom was cleared.

Gordon was later sentenced to 14 to 25 years on the child abuse conviction and 7 to 15 years on the manslaughter conviction. Her sentences will run concurrent.

Thomas was sentenced to 4.5 to 15 years on the manslaughter conviction and 1 to 2 years on the resisting police conviction.

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