PROVIDENCE VILLAGE, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – The mother of a 4-year-old boy who died after he was found in a hot car in Providence Village has been arrested and charged with injury to a child, authorities said Tuesday.
Kaysen Neyland was found unresponsive inside a parked SUV in the driveway of his home on June 20 by family members and was airlifted to Children’s Medical Center in Dallas. He died two days later.READ MORE: Lifelong Efforts Of Fort Worth's Opal Lee Has Juneteenth On Way To Becoming Federal Holiday
During the investigation, Aubrey police arrested Kaysen’s mother, Lisa Neyland, and charged her with injury to a child, a second-degree felony. Police said she surrendered to authorities at the Denton County Jail.READ MORE: Texas Bill On Increased Police Accountability In Honor Of Botham Jean Signed Into Law
Bail has not yet been set as she awaits arraignment.MORE NEWS: Feud Between 2 Groups Of Teens Led To Deadly Mass Shooting In Austin, Police Say
“This is a tragic situation happens too often in Texas and across the country with 16 children dying from vehicular heat stroke already this year,” Aubrey Police Chief Charles Kreidler said.