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Texas agency knew of man accused of drowning sons
Texas Child Protective Services had concerns about man now accused of drowning 2 young sons
By The Associated Press

DALLAS (AP) ' Child protective services officials say they'd been scrutinizing for months the family of a Dallas man now accused of abducting and drowning his two young sons.

Texas Child Protective Services spokeswoman Marissa Gonzales said Tuesday that her agency received a referral alleging family violence in January and caseworkers have been checking on the boys and their mother ever since.

Gonzales says the children "appeared to be fine" during the last visit Aug. 10.

Police say 32-year-old Naim Muhammad drowned his 3-year-old and 5-year-old boys Monday after forcing them and their mother into a vehicle while they were walking to school.

Muhammad is charged with capital murder. He's being held on $2 million bond.

Gonzales says CPS is investigating to "figure out what series of events" led up to the violence.

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