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Texas Man Charged With Capital Murder In Adopted Daughter’s Death

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A Texas man has been charged with capital murder in the death of his 3-year-old adopted daughter, who was found to have died from “homicidal violence.”

initially told authorities that his daughter, Sherin, had gone missing after he left her outside as punishment for not drinking her milk in the early morning hours of Oct. 7.’ data-reactid=”20″>Mathews initially told authorities that his daughter, Sherin, had gone missing after he left her outside as punishment for not drinking her milk in the early morning hours of Oct. 7.

The Associated Press reported.‘ data-reactid=”22″>Earlier this month, authorities revealed that an autopsy found the child died from “homicidal violence,” though additional details were not released. Her death came a little more than a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage, The Associated Press reported.

Sherin Mathews, 3, was reported missing to police on Oct. 7. Her body was found about two weeks later. (Richardson Police Department)

NBC 5 reported is related to her and her husband allegedly leaving the toddler home alone on the day before she was reported missing. She remains jailed as of Sunday on $250,000 bond.’ data-reactid=”36″>Mathews’ wife, Sini Mathews, 35, was also charged on Friday with a separate child abandonment count, which NBC 5 reported is related to her and her husband allegedly leaving the toddler home alone on the day before she was reported missing. She remains jailed as of Sunday on $250,000 bond.

Johnson noted that the child abandonment charge carries a possible two- to 10-year prison sentence.

Sini Mathews has claimed innocence in the child’s death.

  • This article originally appeared on HuffPost.

Source: https://www.yahoo.com/news/texas-man-charged-capital-murder-164609400.html




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