Cindy Rodriguez-Singh, a 38-year-old woman from Everman, Texas, has been formally charged with capital murder, along with other offenses, related to the disappearance of her 6-year-old son, Noel Rodriguez-Alvarez.
Noel’s whereabouts have remained unknown since late October 2022.
Everman Police Chief Craig Spencer announced on Monday that Rodriguez-Singh was indicted by a Tarrant County grand jury. The charges against her include one count of capital murder, two counts of injury to a child, and one count of abandoning a child without the intent to return.
Despite extensive searches conducted in and around Everman, as well as their residence in Fort Worth, authorities have not been able to locate Noel’s body.
Spencer expressed hope that the indictments would assist in apprehending Rodriguez-Singh and arranging for her extradition from India to the United States.
He confirmed that federal authorities were actively involved in the investigation, but he had no information on her current whereabouts or legal representation.
In March, authorities visited the family’s home after receiving a report from Child Protective Services indicating that Noel had not been seen for some time. Shortly after, Rodriguez-Singh, her husband, and their six children traveled to India.
Spencer mentioned that Noel, who faced mental and developmental challenges, was never enrolled in school.
Additionally, family members have alleged that Noel suffered abuse and neglect, with Rodriguez-Singh deliberately withholding food and water due to her aversion to changing his diaper.