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Posted on: April 12, 2019

[ARCHIVED] UPDATE: Frisco Police Investigating Death of a Child and Mother

FRISCO, TX – The Frisco Police Department continues to investigate what led to the death of a child, identified as 6-year-old Frisco resident Tejas Pachika.  The child’s mother, 41-year-old Frisco resident Vasavi Vaka, who had been previously hospitalized as a result of the incident, died on Friday, April 5, 2019.

On Saturday, March 23, 2019, at around 5:55 PM, Frisco 911 received a call regarding a welfare concern in the 15200 block of Preachers Lane.  Officers with the Frisco Police and Fire Departments responded and located Tejas and Ms. Vaka in a parked vehicle.  Tejas was pronounced deceased on scene, and Ms. Vaka was transported to a local hospital where she remained hospitalized until her death. 

The focus of the investigation continues to be that this is a homicide/suicide, though a final autopsy report has not been completed. The investigation remains active and ongoing. 

Anyone with information regarding this incident is requested to contact the Frisco Police Department at (972) 292-6010. They can also send an anonymous tip by texting FRISCOPD and the tip to 847411 (tip411) or by downloading the Frisco PD app available on Android and iOS devices. 

Frisco Police PIOs are available via email at [email protected] or by phone at (972) 292-6133.

No further information will be released.


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