29_35x90 knx_35x90

Local

RivCo Couple Allegedly Killed Man Falsely Accused Of Molesting 4-Year-Old

View Comments
(credit: CBS)

(credit: CBS)

Top Features
textalerts180 RivCo Couple Allegedly Killed Man Falsely Accused Of Molesting 4 Year Old

BANNING (AP) — A Riverside County mother and her fiance are accused of killing a man they suspected of molesting the woman’s 4-year-old daughter.

The Riverside Press-Enterprise reports that Brian Matheis and Amy Lou Daniel, both 30, have been charged with murder in the 2012 slaying of Joshua Lee Fredieu.

The girl had trouble urinating after a sleepover with Fredieu’s daughter. Court records said Daniel tried to coach her daughter into saying that Fredieu molested her, and that Matheis shot the victim after asking him for a ride to go buy milk.

The girl was later taken for an exam but there was no evidence of a sexual assault.

Authorities identified Matheis as the gunman after he went to prison for hitting Daniel, and allegedly told an inmate that he killed Fredieu.

(© Copyright 2013 The Associated Press. All Rights Reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus
Follow

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 2,382 other followers