3yo girl’s body found in bucket of acid; Texas parents charged

by Bamidele Ogunberu Posted on February 18th, 2019

Laredo, Texas: Gerardo Zavala-Loredo, 32, and Monica Yvonne Dominguez, 37, the parents of a three-year-old girl in Texas have been charged after a horror incident. The remains of their daughter, Rebecka Zavala, were found in a bucket apparently containing acid on Thursday.

Parents Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Yvonne Dominguez are charged with abusing a human corpse and evidence tampering.

Detectives in Laredo, Texas, are still investigating the horrific crime scene.

Dominguez, the mother, is also charged with two counts of child endangerment for allegedly leaving Rebecka to bathe alone leading to her drowning.

Detectives believe that she enlisted her husband’s aid in disposing of the child’s body.

“The investigative team recovered what appears to be body parts, decomposing body parts, in this bucket that was located in the bedroom closet,” said Laredo Chief of Police Claudio Treviño during a press conference.

Four other children in the household, ranging in ages from 1 to 11, were placed in the care of Child Protective Services.

Zavala is in Webb County Jail on a $125,000 bond while Dominguez is jailed on a $175,000 bond.

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