East Texas mother accused of having a role in daughter's death

NACOGDOCHES, TEXAS (KSLA) – A mother out of Nacogdoches, Texas is in jail after being accused of playing a role in the death of her three year old daughter.

24 year old Joy Fay Yates of Nacogdoches was previously cleared of any wrongdoing in the death of her daughter, Kaylen. Prosecutors say they now have enough evidence to charge Yates with "injury to a child".

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