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The proposed 'Sherin's Law' would make it a felony to leave a child at home alone, US media reports quoted activists involved in the move as saying.
In a custody hearing, Wesley and Sini Mathews stood in shackles before a judge and agreed to relinquish their parental rights - an irrevocable decision.
The proposed 'Sherin's Law' would make it a felony to leave a child at home alone, WFAA television station reported.
The medical examiner has ruled that Sherin died from homicidal violence but did not release additional details.
Sherin, reported missing on October 7, was found dead in a culvert about 1 km from her home on October 22 by a cadaver dog during a massive search for the missing toddler.
The Holt International was recently suspended for "negligence" in its assessment of adoptive parents of Sherin Mathews.
Sherin Mathews death: Indian government suspends US adoption agency for 'negligence' in assessing parents
Sherin, who was adopted by an Indian-American couple in 2016, died in October last year allegedly from choking after her adoptive father "physically assisted" her with drinking milk.
Sherin went missing from her home in Richardson on October 7 and her body was found on October 22 in a culvert in suburban Dallas by a cadaver dog after an intense search.
Decision by nodal adoption agency comes after death of Indian toddler in the US
Seven weeks after Sherin Mathews' body was found in a culvert by a cadaver dog, the location of the 3-year-old Indian toddler's final resting place has been revealed.
Richardson police detective Farmer testified that Wesley told them that Sherin died choking on milk that he forced her to drink.
The state convinced a judge that Sini and Wesley are not fit to be parents due to what happened to Sherin and shouldn't be able to visit their biological daughter.
Sherin Mathews, a 3-year-old Indian girl who was found dead in a culvert after being reported missing by her foster father, had a series of broken bones and injuries in various stages of healing.
Sherin was found dead under suspicious circumstances in a culvert about 1 km from her home in suburban Dallas, Texas, on October 22.
Sini Ann Mathews was arrested last week after investigators said she and her husband left their 3-year-old adopted daughter at home, without adult supervision for about 90 minutes.