Accused killer of Audrii Cunningham indicted by Polk County grand jury

Don Steven McDougal (Polk County Sheriff's Office)

POLK COUNTY, Texas – The accused killer of 11-year-old Audrii Cunningham has been indicted in Polk County.

Don Steven McDougal was indicted Monday on two counts of capital murder by a Polk County grand jury.

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Audrii’s body was found in February in the Trinity River after a five-day long search after she was reported missing.

The Harris County Medical Examiner’s Office ruled that Audrii’s primary cause of death was due to “Homicidal violence with blunt head trauma.”

Right now, it is unclear when McDougal’s next court date will be.

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