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Florida Department of Children and Families Had Warnings During Abused Girl’s Life

February 22nd, 2011   No Comments   Abuse

Nubia Docter, the 10-year-old girl found dead in the back of her adoptive father’s pickup truck this month, was days old when she first came to the attention of the Florida Department of Children and Families. Now, eight reports later, advocates wonder how her story was overlooked.

Some 10 years later, after what amounted to more than a half-dozen investigations into her troubled life, she and her twin brother, Victor, are at the center of another horrific abuse case. Nubia’s body was found burned and decomposed in the flatbed of a pickup truck.

DCF officials had fielded up to four reports regarding abuse and neglect by adoptive parents Jorge and Carmen Barahona. Each report was dismissed. Read the entire story here.

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