Body of Sherin Mathews, 3-year-old Texas girl missing for weeks, believed found, police say

Fox News | 10/22/2017 | Staff
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Authorities in Richardson, Texas, said Sunday they believe they have found the body of Sherin Mathews, the adopted 3-year-old girl who disappeared in the early hours of Oct. 7.

The Richardson Police Department said investigators discovered a body around 11 a.m. Sunday in a culvert beneath a road and believe it to be Mathews; however, police won’t identify the body until there is a positive identification by proper officials.

Location - Body - Mathews - Home - Dallas

The location where the body was found is close to the Mathews’ home, according to Dallas News.

Mathews, who has a developmental disability, vanished two weeks ago after her father, Wesley Mathews, left her outside at 3 a.m. in an alleyway — allegedly frequented by coyotes — because she didn’t drink her milk.

Wesley - Minutes - Police - Hours

Wesley, 37, said when he checked on her 15 minutes later, she was gone. He didn’t call police until five hours had passed.

Sherin's father reportedly did laundry while Sherin was missing, while Sherin's mother, Sini, said she was asleep during the ordeal.

Investigators - Morning - Sherin - Someone

Investigators found that on the morning Sherin went missing, someone had driven...
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