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East Flatbush Resident Indicted For Alleged Fatal Assault, Drowning Neighbor's Toddler

James faces several charges including two counts of second-degree murder, two counts of first-degree manslaughter and first-degree kidnapping.

An East Flatbush man is facing 25 years to life in prison after he allegedly lured his neighbor’s three-year-old son into a vacant apartment before beating and drowning him to death, according to Brooklyn District Attorney Eric Gonzalez. Kevin James, 29, is charged with second-degree murder and kidnapping in connection with the death of Denim Brown. He was arraigned Monday, April 29 before the Brooklyn Supreme Court. “Denim Brown was an innocent child whose life ended in unthinkable violence, allegedly at the hands of this defendant,” Gonzalez said Monday while announcing the indictment. Click here to read more on