Texas Mother Admits to Killing Young Daughter


Published 07/22 2014 02:52PM

Updated 07/22 2014 02:54PM

Stacie Marie Parsons
Stacie Marie Parsons/NBC 5 NEWS
An East Texas woman has been charged in the slaying of her 4-year-old daughter whose beaten body was found in the trunk of a car Monday.

According to the Henderson County Sheriff's Department, 25-year-old Stacie Marie Parsons walked into the headquarters of the Athens Police Department at about 8:45 a.m. Monday and told officials she had killed her 4-year-old daughter.

Parsons was arrested after deputies with the Henderson County Sheriff's Office found the woman's daughter, Victoria Wyatt, dead inside the trunk of a car at the family's home on Henderson County Road 1500, according to police and a report from The Associated Press.

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