Update: Attorney waives Washington's hearing

Derrick Washington

Update: Friday, Nov. 5 at 2:57 p.m.

Derrick Washington did not appear in court for his preliminary hearing Friday afternoon. Instead, Washington TMs attorney was in court to waive the preliminary hearing.

Boone County Prosecutors requested that it should be mandatory for Washington to appear in all future court dates.

The judge threw the request out.

Original Story:

Former University of Missouri football player Derrick Washington is headed to court.

A preliminary hearing is scheduled for 2 p.m. Thursday afternoon.

Washington is charged with multiple crimes including assaulting a woman in her sleep back in August.

Later that month, Washington was charged with two counts of domestic assault after supposedly hitting his girlfriend 5-10 times in the face during a late night argument.