Father of 4-year-old homicide victim arrested, charged with murder, sexual assault

The father of a 4-year-old girl has been arrested after she died Sunday.

Deputies were called to a home near Owings Court and Shams Way around 5 p.m. about a possible drowning in Putah Creek. 

When first responders arrived, the 4-year-old victim was unresponsive. She was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead. 

The official cause of death has not been released. 

Detectives arrested the girl's father, 26-year-old Markeese Carter, on charges including murder, sexual assault, child endangerment, and assault on a peace officer. 

 

© 2017 KXTV-TV


JOIN THE CONVERSATION

To find out more about Facebook commenting please read the
Conversation Guidelines and FAQs

Leave a Comment