The acid test

Gerardo Zavala-Loredo and Monica Dominguez will next appear in court on 20 September, following lawyers assembling their papers for the trial.

The pair – from Laredo, Texas – are accused of disposing of their daughter, Rebecka, who was aged three – in a bucket of acid, after she supposedly had drowned in the bath. They are accused of endangering a child by criminal negligence.