Bond denied for woman accused of beating toddler to death

Bond denied for woman accused of beating toddler to death
McKenna Belcher Cawley, 26

TEXARKANA, AR (KSLA) - Bond has been denied for a woman accused of beating a toddler to death in Texarkana. It happened around 4:30 a.m. April 2 when police received reports of the hospitalized three-year-old, who had injuries possibly sustained from abuse.

Her stepmother, McKenna Belcher Cawley, 26, has been charged with capital murder and second-degree domestic battery. Her father, 23-year-old Everette John Cawley, has been charged with two counts of permitting the abuse of a minor.

Evorette Cawley, 23
Evorette Cawley, 23

Her father’s bond is set at $1 million.

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