Police arrest Vernal woman after death of 3-year-old child

Mckenley Yadon, aka McKenley Stout. Photo: Uintah County

VERNAL, Utah, May 23, 2019 (Gephardt Daily) — A Vernal woman has been arrested for investigation of aggravated murder after the March death of a 3-year-old child.

A news release from Vernal Police Department said Mckenley Yadon, 24, was arrested Thursday and booked into the Uintah County Jail for aggravated murder, a first-degree felony, and child abuse, a second-degree felony.

“This arrest was the result of an investigation which began with the suspicious death of a 3-year-old child on March 14,” the news release said.

More details will be released by the Vernal Police Department at a news conference on Sunday at 10 a.m.

Officials did not say what the relationship was between Yadon and the child.

Gephardt Daily will have more on this developing story as information is made available.


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