This article was originally published on Erie News Now

A Chautauqua County Grand Jury has indicted a man on murder and manslaughter charges for his role in the 2014 death of a 16 month old in Jamestown, N.Y.

Tyler A. Perez, 35, was arrested Friday in the 400 block of Willard St. in the City of Jamestown on a warrant and arraigned Monday morning on the charges.

Investigators said he played a role in the April 17, 2014 death of 16-month-old Nayla Hodnett. The child was found beaten to death at her home.

Perez is behind bars in the Chautauqua County Jail on $500,000 cash or $1 million property bond.