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Mother of 2-year-old Amari Nicholson charged with prostitution

Amari reportedly killed by Terrell Rhodes
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Posted at 1:47 PM, Jun 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-06-30 23:20:20-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — It appears that the mother of 2-year-old Amari Nicholson, who was allegedly killed by Terrell Rhodes, has been arrested for prostitution.

According to booking logs for Clark County Detention Center, 21-year-old Tayler Nicholson is facing three counts of soliciting/engaging in prostitution.

She was arrested on Wednesday and is being held on $5,000 bail at the Clark County Detention Center.

13 Action News has obtained a copy of the arrest report that confirms Nicholson was arrested just after midnight on June 30 at the MGM Grand hotel-casino.

According to the arrest report, 3 undercover officers spoke with Nicholson, who they say agreed to engage in prostitution for a fee of $300 each.

Tayler was in a relationship with Rhodes who reportedly admitted to killing Amari Nicholson after becoming angry when the little boy wet himself.

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Amari’s mother was out of town when the boy was killed. Rhodes initially told police that a family member had picked up the boy and he did not know his location.

Tayler Nicholson is scheduled to appear in court Wednesday afternoon.