Alva Review-Courier -

Texas father charged with murder in death of Indian orphan

 

January 12, 2018



DALLAS (AP) — The father of a 3-year-old girl whose body was found in a culvert near their suburban Dallas home about a year after she was adopted from an Indian orphanage was indicted Friday on capital murder.

Wesley Mathews, 37, was also charged in Dallas County with abandoning a child and tampering with evidence. Prosecutors said the capital murder charge, which could carry the death penalty, was filed after an autopsy determined his daughter died from "homicidal violence."

The child, Sherin Mathews, disappeared in early October, sparking a broad search involving numerous law enforceme...



For access to this article please sign in or subscribe.



 

Reader Comments
(0)

 
 

Our Family of Publications Includes:

Powered by ROAR Online Publication Software from Lions Light Corporation
© Copyright 2018