The foster mother of three-year-old Indian girl Sherin Mathews is found guilty of the child’s death. Sherin was found dead in a culvert in Dallas.
The couple left Sherin home alone while they went out for dinner with their 3-year-old biological daughter on October 6, the night before the child was reported missing by her adoptive father.
Wesley has already been arrested. He is now in jail with a $1 million bond. The crime is punishable with up to 99 years in prison.The couple from Kerala, allegedly left Sherin alone in the kitchen because she refused to drink her milk, police in Richardson, Texas, said yesterday.
The 35-year-old mother was arrested yesterday, she is being held on a charge of abandoning or endangering a child, a state jail felony.
Bail has been set at $250,000, the police said. Sini, a nurse at Children’s Medical Center Dallas, could face additional charges, sergeant Kevin Perlich said. The toddler is expected to be moved out of foster care to live with an extended family member in Houston.