The Texas City man charged Friday with capital murder in connection with the deaths of three children in an apartment building had twice been convicted of assault causing bodily injury to a family member, according to court records.

Junaid Mehmood’s arrest is just the latest instance in Galveston County of a man with a documented history of family violence later being charged with more heinous crimes.

Matt deGrood: 409-683-5230; matt.degrood@galvnews.com

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