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Wesley Mathews

Maggots ate organs of Indian toddler, US doctor unable to perform autopsy

The Indian-American foster father of Sherin, Wesley Mathews, in an unexpected move, pleaded guilty on Monday.

27 Jun 2019 3:25 PM

Indian-American foster father gets life in jail for death of toddler Sherin Mathews

Wesley Mathews pleaded guilty on Monday to a lesser charge of injury to a child in Sherin Mathews' death.

27 Jun 2019 10:53 AM

In Sherin Mathews' death, adoptive father pleads guilty to lesser charge

If convicted, Wesley Mathews faced life in prison without the possibility of parole.

25 Jun 2019 8:16 PM

Parents of Sherin Mathews relinquish parental rights for biological daughter

In a custody hearing, Mathews stood in shackles before a judge and agreed to relinquish their parental rights - an irrevocable decision.

27 Jan 2018 1:01 PM

Sherin Mathews' father charged with murder, may face death penalty

Wesley Mathews was also indicted on Friday on charges of abandoning a child and tampering with evidence.

13 Jan 2018 8:54 AM


Sherin Mathews' final resting place revealed to public

The burial location had been kept a secret, considering the intense press and social media attention in the case.

10 Dec 2017 1:44 PM

Sherin’s father turned off location, went shopping before dumping her body with bag of trash

Authorities in Dallas are still waiting on scientific testing to come back, including the autopsy.

07 Dec 2017 11:44 AM

Sherin Mathews case: Testifying doctor says she showed signs of abuse

Sherin, reported missing on October 7, was found dead in a culvert about 1 km from her home in suburban Dallas on October 22.

30 Nov 2017 10:58 AM

Foster mother arrested for abandoning Sherin Mathews moved to Dallas Jail

The 35-year-old mother was arrested Friday when she turned herself in at the Richardson City Jail, escorted by her attorney.

18 Nov 2017 5:41 PM

3-year-old Sherin Mathews’ funeral a subdued affair in lieu of media glare

Sherin’s body was released by the Dallas medical examiner for funeral and her autopsy report is still awaited.

01 Nov 2017 4:22 PM


Sherin's body sent to funeral home, medical report awaited

Sherin Mathews’ body was released on Saturday but did not say who has custody.

30 Oct 2017 6:52 PM

Sherin Mathews was adapting to new home, had eating issues: US adoption agency

Reports describe her progress and repeatedly mention she was 'adjusting well' in her new home and appeared to be 'secure and comfortable'.

27 Oct 2017 12:15 PM

Indian-American foster mother denies involvement in death of 3-yr-old girl

Lawyers insist that Mathews cooperated with the Richardson Police investigation into her daughter's disappearance.

26 Oct 2017 11:27 AM

US: 3-yr-old girl had no difficulty eating, says owner of Indian orphanage

The father changed his story to police later, saying the girl choked on milk and died in the family's garage before he took her body away.

26 Oct 2017 9:31 AM

Dead Indian-American girl's father facing life term; more arrests likely: US police

Wesley Mathews, 37, was re-arrested after he changed his story about his adoptive daughter Sherin Mathew's mysterious disappearance.

25 Oct 2017 8:06 PM


As reports confirm Sherin’s death, Richardson united in heartbreak, anger

The incident has left the shocked community with many unanswered questions.

25 Oct 2017 3:29 PM

US police confirms body found is that of Indian girl

Mathews, 37, who hails from Kerala, was booked into the Richardson City Jail on a $1 million bond.

25 Oct 2017 1:29 AM

US: Father of missing Indian girl arrested day after body of a child found

Wesley was arrested on Monday evening and faces charges of injury to a child, Police Sgt. Kevin Perlich said.

24 Oct 2017 10:02 AM

US Police likely to have found body of 3-yr-old Indian girl banished by dad

Sherin Mathews, who has developmental issues and limited verbal communication skills, was last seen outside her family's backyard on Oct 7.

23 Oct 2017 10:21 AM

Indian-American missing 3-yr-old Sherin’s parents fight for other child’s custody

The mysterious disappearance of the Sherin Mathews led to the Child Protective Services removing 4-year-old biological girl.

22 Oct 2017 6:30 PM