Former NFL player Cierre Wood, 28, is charged with murdering his girlfriend’s five-year-old daughter.
The running back, 28, and his partner Amy Taylor, 25, were taken into custody by Las Vegas police last Tuesday after La’Ryah Davis died in hospital.
According to the police, Taylor’s fiver year olds daughter was covered in bruises and suffering from internal injuries died after enduring abuse at the hands of a mother who was prone to fits of anger, and physical discipline in the form of rigorous exercise under the direction of a former NFL and Notre Dame running back.
They both are facing charges of first-degree murder and child abuse and neglect in Clark County, Nevada.
Facts: Cierre Marcelle Wood (born February 21, 1991) is an American player of Canadian football, positioned as a running back. He played college football at Notre Dame. He has also been a member of the NFL’s Houston Texans, the New England Patriots, and the Buffalo Bills.