Father is arrested for allegedly beating 5-year-old autistic daughter to death with shoe for refusing to do homework


A New Mexico father has been arrested for allegedly beating his five-year-old daughter to death.

Brandon Reynolds, 36, of Albuquerque was charged Friday with intentional abuse resulting in the death of a child under the age of 13, according to the police.

Police say he’d become furious when his daughter, Sarah Dubois-Gilbeau, refused to do her homework on Thursday around 8pm. He told officers he was so angry that he ‘blacked out’ when spanking her with a shoe, ABC News reported.

He then called 911 at 1am Friday morning claiming that his daughter was in cardiac arrest, said Police Chief Michael Geier in a press conference.

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