As a man was trying to enjoy the World Cup series, the incessant crying of his step-daughter led him to extreme measures in quieting the distraction.
Hector Castro is accused of killing the 2-year-old after giving her a malicious beating, right before he suffocated her.
Castro has been charged with capital murder.
Taking place in McAllen, Texas, paramedics were alerted after a call from a source saying that a girl was choking.
According to reports, Castro shoved a screw down her throat to make it appear that she had died by accident and had choked on the object, but it was hard to mask the fact that she was abused.
Once in the hands of authorities, he confessed to the senseless murder. With 4 other kids residing in the home, all were taken into the custody of the state.