THE 7TH ANNUAL DIWALI FESTIVAL IN SUGAR LAND, TEXAS SATURDAY WITH SPECIAL GUEST GOVERNOR GREG ABBOTT!
SUGAR LAND, Texas (FOX 26) – Diwali is a major holiday for many people in the Houston area and it lasts one week. Homes are decorated, there are fireworks and plenty of food. Followers of Hinduism refer to Diwali as the festival of lights, comparable to Christmas and New Year’s Even rolled into one super holiday.
Arun Verma and Ila Patel preview the 7th Annual Diwali – Dussehra Festival which will take place at Constellation Field in Sugar Land.
Charges have been filed against a suspect arrested in the death of a child at 5401 Rampart about 11:45 a.m. on September 5.
The suspect, Shandricka Nakesha Mack (b/f, 27), is charged with murder and injury to a child-serious bodily injury in the 180th State District Court. She is accused in the death of her daughter, Kaliyah McCowan, 2, of the above address.
A booking photo of Mack is attached to this news release.
HPD Homicide Division Officers K. James and J. Young reported:
HPD officers were flagged down after baby Kaliyah was found unresponsive. While waiting for paramedics to provide medical assistance to Kaliyah, officers noticed external injuries on her younger sister, Kaniyah, 1. Both girls were transported to an area hospital, where Kaliyah was pronounced deceased.
Further investigation determined both girls had been severely beaten by their mother, Mack. She was taken into custody on September 21 and charged for her role in her daughter’s death.
Crime Stoppers and the Houston Police Department’s Homicide Division need the public’s assistance identifying the suspect(s) responsible for a Murder. On Thursday, September 13, 2018, the body of Jessie Tello was found in the parking lot of an apartment complex located in the 300 block of Rosamond Street in Houston, Texas. Mr. Tello suffered a fatal gunshot wound to his mid torso. The Houston Fire Department responded and pronounced Mr. Tello deceased at the scene.
Crime Stoppers will pay up to $5,000 for information leading to the charging and/or arrest of the suspect(s) in this case. Information may be reported by calling 713-222-TIPS (8477), submitted online atwww.crime-stoppers.orgor through the Crime Stoppers mobile app. All tipsters remain anonymous.