Mother arrested in 13-month-old’s death

ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Seven months after a 13-month-old boy was found dead in a culvert, the boy’s mother has been arrested for it.

The body was found in January near the Crystal Chapter House on the Navajo Nation north of Gallup.

His 25-year-old mother, Clara Joe, was arrested Wednesday in connection with it.

The FBI isn’t saying what she’s charged with or how the boy died. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Users who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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