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Yonkers Mom Charged In Disabled Girl's Death Removed From Classroom

The Yonkers mother accused of neglecting her 8-year-old daughter has been removed from her classroom in the Bronx.
The Yonkers mother accused of neglecting her 8-year-old daughter has been removed from her classroom in the Bronx. Photo Credit: Flickr user Chris Potter

YONKERS, N.Y. -- The Yonkers mother and Bronx special education teacher who has been charged in the negligent death of her 8-year-old disabled daughter has been denied access to any students, according to LoHud.com.

Nicole Diggs was charged with criminally negligent homicide for allegedly failing to provide adequate nutrition, services and medical attention to her daughter, Alayah-Rose Savarese on Wednesday, June 11. Diggs pleaded not guilty to the charges, LoHud.com reported.

Diggs has been reassigned from her classroom in the Bronx until her criminal trial is completed, LoHud.com said.

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