8-year-old girl who died of dehydration was forced to jump on trampoline in 110-degree Texas heat
The guardians of an 8-year-old girl are facing murder charges after the child died from dehydration, Odessa, Texas, authorities said on Monday.
Daniel Schwarz, 44, and his wife, Ashley, 34, were charged with capital murder committed on August 29, after police concluded their investigation. Officers were called for a medical emergency and found the child, identified by the media as Jaylin, unresponsive.
When Odessa police arrived, they found an 8-year-old girl who was pronounced dead at the scene. Police say their investigation of the girl’s death revealed that she had been punished by two suspects identified as Daniel and Ashley Schwarz. https://t.co/0ev3fCPNbB
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It was revealed that the girl “had been punished and was not allowed to eat breakfast and was required to jump on the trampoline without stopping for an extended period of time,” investigators said, adding that the girl was not allowed to drink water, resulting in her dehydration. The final autopsy report listed the loss of her life as a homicide, authorities said.
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According to the girl’s family, the couple were her guardians, CBS7 reported.
Authorities said the temperature of the trampoline was about 110 degrees, according to the report.
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