When the girl began crying, Mullis brought her home but decided he would get in trouble because he “stepped over the line,” the newspaper reported.
On Jan. 29, Mullis, pondering his future and fearful that his daughter would speak about the attempted molestation, drove to Galveston with Alijah sleeping in the car. But when the boy awoke and began crying, Mullis first molested him, then stomped on his skull, the Chronicle reported..
"I make stupid decisions, what can I say," he told the newspaper. "I did it on impulse and killed him right after."