Christina Naomia Rivera (40) H/F of 210 Patchetts Creek
Ln. Sanford was arrested for 1st degree murder and misdemeanor child
The Lee County Sheriff’s Office was called to 210 Patchetts Creek Ln.
Sanford on June 5th, 2015 @ 4:36 PM to investigate an unresponsive
Robert Wayne Mathews (32) W/M of 210 Patchetts Creek was found by EMS
workers on the living floor of the residence unresponsive and was transported
to CCH-ER in attempts to resuscitate Mathews.
Christina Rivera (girlfriend) reported
to officers on scene she had returned from the grocery store around 3 PM and
found Mathews on the floor and believed he was asleep. After retrieving her
daughter from the bus stop, their daughter in common, attempted to wake Mathews
and realized he was not breathing.
Rivera later admitted to
investigators she and Mathews had gotten into an argument over drugs and she
gave Mathews a lethal dose of Heroin. Rivera admitted Mathews had collapsed
hours before she attempted to render assistance to him.