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Horseshoe Bay woman arrested after disabled child dies in Burnet hospital

BURNET — A 37-year-old woman accused of denying food and medical care to a severely disabled daughter who later died was arrested June 27 on a warrant charging her with injury to a child.

Georgina Chavez Garcia, also known as Gina, of Horseshoe Bay was was arrested by police on the first-degree felony charge sometime before 6 p.m., according to a short release issued by city information officer Crista Bromley.

No bond information was available at press time. Bromley said more details are pending.

Police earlier in the day said Garcia may have been in Georgetown.

Municipal Court Judge Peggy Simon signed a warrant June 24 for Garcia’s arrest, charging the certified nurse with failing to provide her 9-year-old daughter with adequate food and medicine.