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McMahon Trials Approaching





The Jury Trial for Matthew McMahon is approaching it will be held on September 23, 2019, at the active Shelby County Courthouse located 200 San Augustine Street, in Center, Texas in the 123rd District Courtroom located on the third floor on September 23, 2019, at 8:30 a.m.


Following his trial, the Jury Trial for Randa Askew McMahon will be held at 9 a.m. at the same location. 


This information was obtained from the Shelby County District Clerk's Office.






The McMahon were both arrested in 2017 for the charge of injury to their child who at the time was 4 years old.  The Somervell County Sheriff’s Department executed two felony warrants on behalf of the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office on Friday, June 2, 2017, for Matthew McMahon, 29, of Shelbyville and Randa Askew Faust McMahon, 36, of Shelbyville, for Injury to a Child (F-1). The Shelby County Sheriff’s Office sought the warrants after investigating allegations of child abuse against a 4-year-old child.
During the investigation, the Shelby County Sheriff’s Office found a reason to believe that the defendants were locking the child in a large dog kennel and a closet for extended periods of time. Randa McMahon age 36 and Matthew age 29 were originally arrested on July 19th for child endangerment charges. 
After that arrest the McMahon's made bail, only to be arrested again.  The couple has lost parental rights to their child and awaiting to face their day in court for criminal charges.