DA: NYC abuse case goes beyond job incompetence

(AP) - Three years before 4-year-old Marchella Piercewas found starved, beaten and drugged, the city's own investigatorssaid child-welfare workers had failed to protect the vulnerable.New

(AP) - Three years before 4-year-old Marchella Piercewas found starved, beaten and drugged, the city's own investigatorssaid child-welfare workers had failed to protect the vulnerable.

New York City's child-welfare agency had overseen 11 cases inless than a year in which a child died after workers reported thechild was living in a safe, clean home. In all but one, the 2007investigation charged,...

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