Defendant Wesley Mathews was escorted from the 282nd Judicial District Court on Wednesday after receiving a life sentence for the death of his 3-year-old adopted daughter, Sherin Mathews.
Richardson dad who let 3-year-old Sherin Mathews die ‘over milk’
gets life in prison
DALLAS, TX – A Richardson father was sentenced to life in prison Wednesday for dumping the body of his adopted 3-year-old daughter in a culvert after he says she choked to death on milk.
“This whole thing was about anger and frustration over milk,” lead prosecutor Jason Fine said, arguing that Wesley Mathews had been force-feeding the girl.
Sherin Mathews’ father deleted internet searches, messages before her body was found, prosecutors say
Jurors spent about three hours deliberating the punishment for Mathews, who this week pleaded guilty to injury to a child in the October 2017 death of Sherin Mathews.
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