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CPS returns child; makes fatal mistake

"Case files from Sacramento County Child Protective Services, recently obtained by The Sacramento Bee show how a two-year old girl died. However, the records do not explain how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death."

After countless reports of abuse and neglect, including 8 missed doctor's appointments for her heart defect and cleft palate, CPS put the child in foster care. However, just months later, she was returned to her parents, a move that requires CPS to convince a dependency court judge that the conditions that originally made the home unsafe had been fixed.

CPS must convince a dependency court judge that the conditions that originally made the home unsafe had been fixed.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

how the agency made the decision to return the child to care that led to her death.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

Case files from Sacramento County Child Protective Services, recently obtained by The Bee, show how the 2-year-old girl died. Court records show that her parents, Jose Jaime Melchor, 35, and Elizabeth Melchor, 29, pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in July and were deported this year.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

Case files from Sacramento County Child Protective Services, recently obtained by The Bee, show how the 2-year-old girl died. Court records show that her parents, Jose Jaime Melchor, 35, and Elizabeth Melchor, 29, pleaded no contest to child endangerment charges in July and were deported this year.

Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/2011/12/26/4145705/reasons-unclear-for-fatal-cps.html#storylink=omni_popular#storylink=cpy

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