Accused Brooklyn ax murderer Jerry Brown is mulling an insanity plea.
Brown’s attorney, Andrew Friedman, alerted the Brooklyn district attorney’s office that he “may be interposing a psychiatric defense,” according to court records. At an October hearing, Judge Vincent Del Giudice ordered Brown to undergo a mental health evaluation.
Brown, known as “The Grim Creepa” in his social media profiles, used an ax to nearly decapitate and kill pregnant 24-year-old Savannah Rivera in an apartment in the Bushwick Houses on April 20, police said. Brown also used the blade on his then-girlfriend Angela Valle, 21, as her 4-year-old daughter watched, cops said. Valle survived the serious head wounds.
Brown, 35, admitted to attacking Rivera and throwing Valle’s cellphone and the ax into the building incinerator, according to authorities.
A possible psychiatric defense could significantly delay Brown’s case — which came as another blow to Valle’s family.
“This man killed a young pregnant woman and almost killed my daughter,” Valle’s mother, Jessica Cruz, told The Post. “It’s just all so sad. This man is a murderer. How much more evidence is going to be needed to make this monster pay for what he did?”
Valle, meanwhile, is still mourning the loss of “one of her best friends” and coping with her injuries, her mom said. She regularly visits Rivera’s grave.
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