By: PTI | Houston |
Published: January 14, 2018 6:46 pm


Sherin Mathews

Prosecutors in Texas will decide in the coming weeks whether to seek the death penalty against the Indian-American adoptive father of 3-year-old toddler Sherin Mathews whose decomposed body was found in a culvert, according to US media reports.

A grand jury in Dallas County, Texas, on Friday returned several charges, most notably capital murder, against Sherin’s foster father Wesley Mathews.

The 37-year-old man from Kerala is accused of killing Sherin in October last year.

The indictment says Wesley killed Sherin “by a manner and means unknown to the grand jury,” court records show.

The indictment for capital murder states that Wesley used a deadly weapon. The tampering with evidence indictment claims he altered, destroyed and concealed a human corpse with intent to impair…

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