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911 calls released in Amari Nicholson case

Posted at 6:50 AM, May 21, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-21 10:14:49-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — The 911 calls made by Amari's mother Tayler Nicholson are now released.

Police say 2-year-old Amari was killed by her boyfriend.

During the call, the mom says the Amber alert was canceled and was told the issue needed to be handled in court.

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That call was made on Wednesday, May 5.

Tayler called the police and told them she wanted to report a kidnapping.

She went on to say in the call that her boyfriend Terrell Rhodes claimed a lady knocked on the door and took Amari away.

Police later discovered Rhodes lied about what happened to Amari.

According to a police report Rhodes eventually admitted to hitting Amari several times and then tried to hide the body after killing him.

Rhodes is facing several charges.