Tuscumbia man pleads guilty to lesser charge in attempted murder case

COLBERT COUNTY, Ala. (WHNT) – A Tuscumbia man has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge after being charged with attempted murder following a scheduled jury trial, court documents show.

Aaron Brown, 32, was charged with the 2021 attempted murder of Lindsey Thrasher. However, he pleaded guilty to discharging a firearm into an occupied dwelling, according to a court filing.

Brown was arrested on August 6, 2021, and was taken to Colbert County Jail on $50,000 bond. He would bail the same day and be released from custody.

On November 18, 2021, a Colbert County grand jury charged Brown with attempted murder. The jury trial was pushed back a few times, but eventually Brown signed the plea agreement.

Aaron Ky Brown (Colbert Co. Sheriff’s Office)

Brown previously pleaded not guilty on Nov. 29, 2021.

As part of the plea deal, the district attorney recommended that Brown be sentenced to 15 years, split into two years, with the remainder suspended for five years.

The plea agreement also states that Brown has waived his right to a formal sentencing hearing, waives his right to an appeal, and will not be allowed to have any contact with the victim.

Brown was ordered to post $350 bail.


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