Plano Woman Charged with the Murder of a 2-year-old 1/28/14
CBS 7 News
January 28, 2014
PLANO-A Plano woman has been charged for the death of 2-year-old Grace Ford of Plano.
Melinda Muniz, 25, was arrested and charged with capital murder today, according to Plano Police Officers.
Muniz is being held in the Plano City Jail on a $1,000,000 bond.
Family members of little Gracie Ford, who live in the Midland area, say that Muniz is Ford's father's fiancee. They say she was watching over Grace while her father was at work.
Police Officials say on January 9th Grace’s father called 911 requesting a welfare check.
When officers arrived to his apartment they found Grace unconscious.
Family members say her face was found duct-taped shut, which eventually left her brain dead.