July 2022 Drowning of 3 Sisters now being Investigated as a Homicide

Cass County District Attorney Courtney Shelton released this press release today.

LINDEN, TX – On Saturday, July 30, 2022, the bodies of Zi’Ariel Robinson-
Oliver, 9 years of age, A’Miyah Hughes, 8 years of age, and Te’Mari Robinson-
Oliver, 5 years of age, were all recovered from a pond located off of Highway 77

West outside of Atlanta, Texas. The girls were reported as missing around 9:00
p.m. on July 29, 2022 by their cousin, Paris Propps, who was responsible for
their care while their mother was working. The girls’ three siblings were located
inside the home unharmed.
Autopsy reports concluded the manner of death for all three girls was
homicide, indicating evidence of strangulation. The girls also suffered
lacerations to their faces. Multiple witness statements have been obtained, DNA
testing is ongoing, and the investigation will continue.
The Texas Rangers, the Cass County Sheriff’s Office and the Cass County
District Attorney’s Office are seeking any new information which would lead to
an arrest in this case. If you have any information, please call Texas Ranger
Josh Mason at (903) 255-5727.