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DA Wants Jeremy London's 5-Year-Old Son To Take Witness Stand In Domestic Battery Trial

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May 24 2012, Published 7:00 a.m. ET

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By Amber Goodhand - News Editor and Alexis Tereszcuk - Entertainment Editor

Jeremy London's domestic battery case went to trial on Tuesday and has exclusively learned the District Attorney plans to put his 5-year-old son Lyrik on the stand to testify.

Jeremy, 39, was charged with domestic battery for an incident with his estranged wife, Melissa Cunningham, late last year after she told Palm Springs, Calif. authorities that an argument over the custody of their child escalated to violent proportions — an allegation Jeremy has adamantly denied.

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"It's so sad that this child is being subjected to take the stand in a court of law at such a young age," a source close to the situation exclusively told

"Lyrik doesn't have the mental capacity to realize the gravity of his testimony and what it could do to one of his parents. Yet at the same time, it's the parents fault that innocent kid is being put in this situation in the first place."

According to an insider, the child has a prepared statement to read — but will also be questioned live by the DA and there are worries that his testimony will be biased.

"He will be questioned live during the trial and even worse, he's been coached by Melissa!" the source said.

Melissa's mother currently has custody of Lyrik.

"Lyrik has been lucky enough to have been swept into the embrace of his maternal grandmother and she has done an incredible job of giving him a loving and nurturing environment to grow. And it shows, this kid is incredible," a close family member exclusively told

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"It would really be wonderful if -- whatever happens today -- Lyrik could go the rest of his life in an environment like the one he is being provided currently without any of the negative contributions of situations like this..."

Stay with for developments in the trial…


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