Sean Preston charged with murder of wife Kyesha in Houston after child molestation allegations

In mid-November, Keysha Preston contacted Houston police with a disturbing allegation: A child in her family confided in her about being inappropriately touched by Keysha’s estranged husband, and Keysha herself subsequently witnessed some inappropriate groping.

Nine days later, the 41-year-old mother died and police said her husband, Sean Dacko Preston, was responsible.

Preston was arrested by Houston police on Friday and charged with murder. While Keysha’s body has yet to be found, police believe he killed her at a motel on 24 November before dismembering her, stuffing her body in a duffel bag and possibly using acid. to destroy her remains, according to court documents obtained. Houston Chronicle.

While the police search warrant related to Keysha’s alleged murder does not mention sexual assault, she is mentioned in police documents in both cases — the latter with as a witness and in the first case as a victim.

When she filed a sexual abuse report with police, Keysha told officers that she initially believed the child was “dressing up,” until she witnessed the abuse first-hand by Preston, who She is in the process of divorce.

Police interviewed Preston and he denied the allegation, saying that his wife preferred “to call the false CPS report in hopes of stopping the divorce.”

But five days later, on November 29, one of Kyesha’s sons announced her missing after he said he received a cold call from someone alleging that Preston had confessed to the crime. her murder.

The caller, who was not identified in court documents, later spoke to police and said that Preston asked him to “threw muriatic acid” and “throw down the vehicle” – but this person refused. provided.

Police believe Preston killed his wife on Thanksgiving Day “by unknown means and manner”. CCTV footage obtained by police showed Preston entering a room at Motel King with a woman, later identified by Keysha’s mother as Keysha, on November 24.

Preston was later seen leaving alone with seemingly heavy bags, struggling to load them into his car. Investigators said he later returned with lighter-weight bags. The woman was never seen leaving the room.

The search warrant said: “He had trouble getting the suitcase or duffel bag on wheels down the stairs and had to use both hands to lift it into the trunk.

The person Preston asked for the acid told police that Preston called him again that day, this time from a reservoir.

He meets Preston, who has a scratch on his face and says his wife is “no longer a problem”, the caller told police, according to a search warrant obtained by Houston Chronicle.

“If you don’t want to end up like Keysha then keep your mouth shut,” he is said to have told the person, according to a search warrant. Sean Preston charged with murder of wife Kyesha in Houston after child molestation allegations


ClareFora is a Interreviewed U.S. News Reporter based in London. His focus is on U.S. politics and the environment. He has covered climate change extensively, as well as healthcare and crime. ClareFora joined Interreviewed in 2023 from the Daily Express and previously worked for Chemist and Druggist and the Jewish Chronicle. He is a graduate of Cambridge University. Languages: English. You can get in touch with me by emailing:

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