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Child Welfare Officials Chastised by Florida Department of Children and Families Panel Over Barahona Twins’ Death, Injury

At what has become a rough and enlightening display of dismay by community and empaneled officials, child welfare officials were questioned about what they knew and what decisions they made — and when — regarding the death of Nubia Barahona and critical injuries sustained by her twin brother, Victor.

As written in the Palm Beach Post, panelists challenged “the level of urgency given to a call made to the Florida Abuse Hotline the day before Nubia was killed” and criticized a child abuse investigator for not doing enough to find Nubia and her twin brother, Victor, the day before the young girl died.

“The panel once again said the child welfare system may have missed key
opportunities to keep the 10-year-olds safe,” the paper wrote. Read the entire story here.

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