24 April, 2018
Other customers at the vehicle wash intervened Sunday night after the woman revved her engine until the auto caught fire, according to KHOU-TV.
Authorities in Houston have taken a woman into custody after witnesses reported she set her auto on fire as she sat inside with her three children.
"Police told the station the mommy told the kids before setting the fire which ldquo;they certainly were planning to see Jesus".
She abandoned two of her daughters - ages 13 and 11 - and then continued to drag her 9-year-old daughter towards a bayou nearby, police said. Her children are now with relatives. According to deputies, she tripped and fell and ran briefly before the deputy constable took her into custody.
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Vance, who presided over a 1972 case in which Moody was sentenced to three years in prison for the posession of a pipe bomb. Moody maintained his innocence to the end. "Had my Dad been murdered, I would want to know who had done it", Moody wrote.
None of the daughters were hurt during the incident, according to police.
Houston Fire Department arson investigators were also called to the scene.
The woman left on foot with the children but was later arrested and is facing three counts of aggravated assault on a family member, AP said. A mental health evaluation for Segovia has been ordered, KTRK-TV reported.