On Thursday afternoon, Richardson police arrested the mom of a toddler discovered lifeless in a culvert close to her household’s house final month. Sini Mathews, the mom of Sherin Mathews, is in Richardson Metropolis Jail, charged with abandoning or endangering a toddler, a state jail felony.
Police discovered Sherin Mathews physique on Oct. 22, 15 days after she was reported lacking by her mother and father. Initially, her father, Wesley Mathews, stated that his daughter disappeared after her despatched her to face by a tree behind their home by herself as a result of she wouldn’t drink her milk at about three a.m. on Oct. 7. Wesley Mathews later informed police that his daughter, whom he’d adopted from India in June 2016, died whereas he was serving to her drink her fortified milk, which she wanted resulting from beforehand being malnourished. Police arrested Wesley Mathews for felony damage to a toddler on Oct. 23.
Throughout an interview with police that day, in response to an arrest warrant affidavit, Wesley Mathews informed police that he and his spouse went out to eat with their organic daughter on Oct. 6, leaving Sherin Mathews at house within the kitchen as a result of she would not drink her milk.
Sini Mathews went to a restaurant in North Garland “with out being coerced or threatened,” in response to police. A receipt from the restaurant exhibits that the Mathews ordered one youngsters meal along with their very own meals, police stated, and a waiter on the restaurant confirmed that just one youngster ate with the Mathews. Moreover, Richardson police confirmed each Wesley and Sini Mathews’ cell telephones data positioned them on the restaurant. Wesley Mathews informed police that once they returned residence a hour-and-a-half later, Sherin Mathews was nonetheless within the kitchen.
Richardson police stated Thursday that the Dallas County Medical Examiner continues to be working to find out the reason for Sherin Mathews’ dying. Sine Mathews bond is about at $250,000.