It has been six days and Richardson toddler is still missing, the search for the 3-year-old girl continues. Sherin Mathew, 3, was last seen at about 3 AM on Sunday.
The missing incident took place when Sherin’s adoptive father gave her punishment to stand near a tree for not drinking her milk, he left the little girl near a tree.
According to her adoptive father Wesley Mathews, when returned to a tree around 15 minutes later, the toddler was not there, she was gone.
After five hours, Wesley Mathews called the authorities. The authorities arrested him with child endangerment charge. Mathew has bonded out of jail since then and is required to wear an ankle monitor. While the adoptive mother of the toddler has not opened up about missing girl. Sherin’s adoptive mother’s identity has not been revealed as she has not been charged with a crime.
According to the Richardson Police Department, the adoptive parents of 3-year-old missing Sherin Mathew are being uncooperative during the investigation of the case.
On Wednesday, Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) agents and police officers visited Mathews home in search of evidence and served a search warrant for searching evidence.
Both the parents hired their own attornies. The lawyer of girl’s mother said, “She’s distraught over the loss of her daughter, Sherin Mathews.” He added, “She does not know the whereabouts and all she wants is for her daughter to be returned.”
The 4-year-old daughter has also been removed from couple’s home by the Child Protective Services. Girl’s mother attorney, Starr tried to shed attention on challenges of parenting that Mathews couple experienced after they adopt a girl child from India. Starr explained why the girl was awake to drink milk in the middle of the night.
“Sherin did have a medical condition, and they have worked to get it under control,” Starr said. “Sherin did have an eating disorder.”