Bond denied for man accused of killing 4-year-old girl, child's mother

Kristofer Garrett appeared in court today with a blue block to protect a cut on his wrist. (WBNS-10TV)

COLUMBUS -- The man accused of killing his 4-year-old daughter and her mother was denied bond in court Tuesday morning.

Kristofer D. Garrett, 24, was arrested and charged with two counts of murder after the mother and daughter were found dead with stab wounds outside of a home in southeast Columbus Friday morning, according to police.

Police identified the victims as 34-year-old Nicole Duckson and 4-year-old Christina.

Garrett was arraigned in court Tuesday. The judge did not post bond for Garrett.

According to court documents, Garrett is the father of Christina. The stabbings happened about 6:30 a.m. Friday. Garrett waited on Nicole and Christina to exit the residence when he attacked them.

Garrett's next court appearance is scheduled for Jan. 16.

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