DICKSON COUNTY, Tenn. (WKRN) — The household of Joseph Daniels was visibly shaken because the verdict was learn Saturday afternoon. They’ve informed Information 2 from the start and all through the trial that they didn’t imagine their son Joseph Daniels killed Joe Clyde, generally known as “Child Joe.”
Tears stuffed the eyes of Joseph Daniels’ mother as she left the courtroom. Each mother and father talked with Information 2 about how laborious this has been as they’ve misplaced their grandson and now their son.
They’d been in courtroom on daily basis for the nine-day trial, in addition to, each motions listening to. They mentioned they had been hopeful the decision can be totally different, however they’re additionally probably not stunned over the result.
“It will likely be heard in the next courtroom,” mentioned Daniels’ father who goes by “Huge Joe.”
The jury discovered Joseph Daniels responsible of 5 expenses, together with first-degree homicide in perpetration of a felony, second-degree homicide, aggravated youngster abuse, submitting a false report, and proof tampering.
Public defender Jake Lockert mentioned Daniels needs to pursue an enchantment and that they’ll.
“We felt like all through this trial now we have had loads of reversible errors, so he’s suggested he needs to pursue an enchantment, so we’ll file a movement for brand spanking new trial after which after that we’ll pursue his enchantment,” Lockert defined.
So what occurs from right here with the Daniels household? Joseph’s mother plans to go again to Arkansas, whereas his dad hopes to retire and transfer along with his spouse to Florida.
The household has acquired numerous threats during the last three years and was stunned at how quiet it’s been on the courthouse all through the trial.
Joseph Daniels will probably be despatched again to Riverbend, the place he requested to go. He’ll serve life in jail, with parole. His household mentioned they plan to go to him Sunday.
Daniels will probably be sentenced on the extra expenses September 14.
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