The attorney for a man who drowned his sons said that his client acted out of fear that the boys would grow up to be like him, and urged jurors to spare his client the death penalty.
It took less than 10 minutes for a Dallas County jury to find a North Texas father guilty of Capital Murder for drowning his two sons.
Testimony has started in the capital murder trial of Naim Rasool Muhammad. The Dallas father is accused of killing his two sons in 2011. Prosecutor Tammy Kemp told the jury Muhammad pushed the boys face down into a creek, “…of filthy, smelly water until they stopped kicking.”
Prosecutors in Dallas are seeking the death penalty against a man charged with drowning two of his sons in a creek.
A 14-foot fishing boat crowded with six members of a family capsized on a Navarro County stock pond Saturday evening, killing two people and sending a toddler to the hospital.
New warning signs have been placed near the low water dam on the Trinity River after several drownings and a near drowning along the dam.
A desperate 911 call from two women trapped in a car and sinking fast in Lake Ray Hubbard.
Texas leads the nation in the number of children who drowned this summer in pools and spas, according to the U.S. Consumer Product Safety Commission.
A 15-year-old boy drowned during a pool party at the Lockheed Martin Recreation Area in Fort Worth Friday night.
A 4-year-old boy has died three days after witnesses say he saved a 3-year-old girl from drowning in a North Texas neighborhood pool.
The bodies of two teenage brothers were recovered from Lake Lewisville Sunday evening.
A tragic double drowning in Arlington Tuesday night has refocused attention on pool safety. Police say it all started when a Grand Prairie man went to check on his mother at her home.