• Father accused of stabbing, killing 2-year-old daughter

    By: Michelle Ewing, Cox Media Group National Content Desk

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    ORANGE, Texas -

    A Texas father has been charged with capital murder after police say he stabbed and killed his 2-year-old daughter.

    According to KFDM, police arrested Yovahnis Roque, 26, at an Orange home Tuesday after responding to a report of a slain child. When officers arrived, they found the girl's body and her father, Roque, "covered in blood," KOGT reported

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    Police said Roque believed that the girl "had a microchip in her head and he wanted to destroy it," KOGT reported.

    The child's mother was killed in a car crash in 2017, according to KOGT. No other children lived in the house, child welfare officials told KFDM.

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