Fort Worth, TX- Krystal Lewandowski, 34, has been charged with the murder of her 4-year-old daughter.
On Monday, at about 11:40 a.m., officers were called to the residence on the 2100 block of Hurley Ave for a report of a missing child.
Officers that arrived on scene quickly determined that there was a homicide.
A warrant affidavit says that Lewandowski admitted to slitting her daughter’s throat and putting her body in a trash can in the backyard.
"Lewandowski made several statements about causing harm to her daughter because she was told to do so, or something worse would happen," a detective wrote in an affidavit.
Officers found the girl’s body in the backyard.
Police have taken the victim’s 18-month-old brother into custody.