R&B singer Usher, left, looks on as ex-wife Tameka Foster Raymond takes the witness stand during a child custody hearing, Friday, Aug. 9, 2013, in Atlanta. Foster Raymond requested the hearing earlier this week after the former couple’s son got caught in a pool drain while in the care of the Grammy winner’s aunt. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
ATLANTA (AP) — A judge in Atlanta on Friday dismissed an emergency request by R&B singer Usher’s ex-wife seeking temporary custody of their two children.
Tameka Foster Raymond requested the hearing a day after the former couple’s 5-year-old son got caught in a pool drain while in the care of the Grammy winner’s aunt. After a hearing in which both Usher and Raymond took the stand, Fulton County Superior Court Judge John Goger dismissed her request for temporary primary custody and decision-making authority.
Based on the evidence presented at the hearing, Goger said he wasn’t certain anyone really could have done anything to prevent the accident. Login to read more