Nicholas Brooks News

Songwriter's Son May Eye Plea in NY Hotel Death

By Associated Press on June 21, 2011

NEW YORK – A songwriter's son charged with killing his swimsuit-designer girlfriend in a posh New York hotel may be considering a plea deal.

The judge mentioned ongoing "plea discussions" during Nicholas Brooks' brief court appearance Tuesday. His lawyers and prosecutors declined to comment on the discussions. It's unclear whether anything will result.

The 25-year-old Brooks has pleaded not guilty to murder. He's due back in court Sept. 19.

Sylvie Cachay was found dead in an overflowing bathtub at the Soho House on Dec. 9, hours after she and Brooks checked in.

Songwriter's Son May Eye Plea in NY Hotel Death

By Associated Press on June 21, 2011

NEW YORK – A songwriter's son charged with killing his swimsuit-designer girlfriend in a posh New York hotel may be considering a plea deal.

The judge mentioned ongoing "plea discussions" during Nicholas Brooks' brief court appearance Tuesday. His lawyers and prosecutors declined to comment on the discussions. It's unclear whether anything will result.

The 25-year-old Brooks has pleaded not guilty to murder. He's due back in court Sept. 19.

Sylvie Cachay was found dead in an overflowing bathtub at the Soho House on Dec. 9, hours after she and Brooks checked in.