Missing 10-year-old found safe; father charged in death of child’s mother, police say

Rosemary Singer (Left) and Ronald Singer (Right)
Rosemary Singer (Left) and Ronald Singer (Right) (KPRC 2)

UPDATE: A missing 10-year-old Carrollton girl was found safe Wednesday morning, hours after she was reported missing, according to the Carrollton Police Department.

Rosemary Singer was reported missing shortly after her mother, Maria Romero Ramos,  was discovered dead.

Ramos’ ex-husband and Rosemary’s father, Ronald Singer, was taken into custody and charged in Ramos’ death, according to the Carrollton Police Department.

UPDATE 10:59 a.m. She's safe! We have located Rosemary and Ronald Stinger. The child is safe and her father is now in...

Posted by Carrollton Texas Police Department on Wednesday, March 3, 2021

Authorities on Wednesday issued an Amber Alert for Texas 10-year-old Rosemary Singer after her mother was found dead overnight.

Officials believe Singer may be in danger. She was last seen at approximately 10 p.m. on Tuesday in the 2000 block of Robin Hill Lane in Carrollton, TX.

Singer is described as a white female with brown hair and brown eyes weighing 75 pounds and standing 5′2′'.

Law enforcement officials are searching for the girl’s father Ronald Singer in connection with her disappearance.

Ronald Singer is described as a 35-year-old white male weighing 235 pounds and standing 5′10′' with brown hair and hazel eyes.

Authorities identified Rosemary’s mother as 45-year-old Maria Romero Ramos, who was found dead at approximately 1 a.m. Wednesday.

Authorities believe Ronald Singer is driving Ramos’ car, a 2020 black Mitsubishi Outlander SUV with Texas license plate NLZ-4205.

Ronald Singer has ties to Hillsboro, Texas, though there is no definitive information about where he might be, according to the Carrollton Police Department.

Anyone with information regarding the whereabouts of Rosemary or Ronald Singer is urged to contact the Carrollton Police Department at 972-466-3333.


About the Author:

Briana Zamora-Nipper joined the KPRC 2 digital team as a community associate producer in 2019. During her time in H-Town, she's covered everything from fancy Houston homes to tropical storms. Previously, she worked at Austin Monthly Magazine and KAGS TV, where she earned a Regional Edward R. Murrow award for her work as a digital producer.