Texas Woman Charged In Death Of 4-Year-Old Daughter

ATHENS (July 22, 2014) Stacie Marie Parsons, 25, of Athens, was in the Henderson County Jail Tuesday, charged with capital murder in the death of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car.

Parsons was ordered held in lieu of $2 million bond.

She was arrested Monday after she walked into the Athens Police Department to report her daughter’s death, authorities said.

Victoria Wyatt’s body was found in the trunk of a vehicle at her family’s home, authorities said.

She suffered head and chest trauma.

An autopsy was ordered.

Sheriff's Chief Deputy Dan Parker said Tuesday that investigators have not released a possible motive in the case.