ORANGE (AP) — Police say a Southeast Texas man who used a hammer to kill his 2-year-old daughter is being held on $2 million bond after being arraigned on a capital murder charge.
Orange police Capt. Robert Enmon says 26-year-old Yovahnis Roque was arraigned Wednesday. Roque was arrested Tuesday after the discovery of his slain daughter in their home. Enmon says she was killed in her bedroom with a hammer.READ MORE: Waxahachie Dad Shielded 5-Year-Old Daughter From Tornado Monday Night
Enmon said it was the most horrific crime he has dealt with in his 29-year career, calling it “the crime scene of nightmares.”
Roque remained jailed Wednesday. Jail records didn’t list an attorney for him.READ MORE: Texas Senate Passes Constitutional Carry Bill
Orange is on the Texas-Louisiana border about 30 miles from the Gulf of Mexico.
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