More charges filed in deadly Houston day care fire
HOUSTON — (AP) - The operator of a Houston day care where four
children died in a fire is now facing more charges in connection
with the deadly blaze.
Court documents made public Wednesday show prosecutors have
filed three new charges of abandoning a child against Jessica Tata.
The 22-year-old had earlier this week been charged with reckless
injury to a child.
Prosecutors say they plan on filing six additional charges of reckless injury to a child.
The Feb. 24 blaze at the home day care facility also injured
three other children.
Investigators say surveillance video shows Tata had left the
children alone and was shopping at a nearby store when the fire
Authorities say Tata has fled to Nigeria and they are working to