Parent Accused of Murder in Court

| April 16, 2013 | 5:00 am
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One of two parents charged in the 2012 death of their three-week-old daughter will appear in a Ray County courtroom Tuesday afternoon for a hearing. Rebecca Matthews, 24, is charged with abuse of a child – resulting in death. Rebecca and her husband Dennis Matthews, 25, were arrested after their daughter died at an area hospital in August.  The coroner’s report listed blunt force trauma to the chest and internal bleeding as the cause of death. Rebecca’s hearing gets underway at 1 p.m.

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