Man who strapped his 3-year-old daughter to baby seat and set car on fire charged with murder and arson - 05-18


A man from Valley Stream, Long Island, has been charged with arson, homicide, and reckless endangerment for allegedly strapping his three-year-old daughter to a booster seat in his Audi 6 car and setting it ablaze. Police said on Friday, May 17, that the horrific incident, which took place on May 5, was a result of a bitter custody battle between 39-year-old Martin Pereira and his ex over their now deceased daughter, Zoey Pereira.