Suspect in deaths of 3-year-old and father placed into home incarceration

Kevon Lawless previously convicted of attempted murder in 2017
Kevon Lawless
Kevon Lawless(LMDC)
Published: Jul. 13, 2021 at 12:15 PM EDT
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LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - One of the suspects accused of shooting and killing 3-year-old child Trinity Randolph and her father has been released to home incarceration after posting a $300,000 bond, WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters have learned.

Kevon Lawless, was originally had a $1 million bond which was lowered in October, 2020. Lawless was charged with murder for both Randolph and her father, Brandon Waddles, 21.

Trinity Randolph and her father, Brandon Waddles
Trinity Randolph and her father, Brandon Waddles(Tandra Brooks / Instagram: @dereal_lilb)

The news of his release stunned the child’s family, who told WAVE 3 News they never received a VINE notification, which is required when a violent suspect is released.

Lawless was also charged with first degree burglary and possession of a handgun by a convicted felon.

The shooting happened in August 2020.

WAVE 3 News Troubleshooters confirmed Lawless had a prior conviction for attempted murder in 2017.

According to the Kentucky Department of Corrections, Lawless was let out on parole from that conviction when he allegedly shot and killed the child and her father.

They also confirmed that Lawless also had outstanding warrants for escaping from HIP, or home incarceration

This story will be updated.

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