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Child deaths in New York State that allegedly resulted from abuse or maltreatment are reported to the Statewide Central Register (SCR) of Child Abuse and Maltreatment and investigated by the local department of social services (LDSS). By law, certain reports are investigated in coordination with law enforcement.

The New York State Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is required by statute to conduct a review of each fatality investigation and issue a summary report within six months of the local investigation. OCFS reviews a family’s history three years before the fatality, including ongoing and prior and current child protective investigations and services a child or family may been receiving prior to the fatality. If OCFS determines that there were lapses in adhering to state regulation or policy, OCFS issues findings and monitors the implementation of the corrective action plan required of the LDSS. OCFS also reviews and issues fatality reports for children who die while in foster care, or while they are receiving preventive services, regardless of abuse or neglect allegations.

OCFS posts fatality reports (names and identifying information is withheld on all reports) when it is determined that disclosure would not harm the child’s surviving siblings or other children in the household. The OCFS Commissioner considers whether publishing a fatality report is contrary to the best interests of a child’s siblings or other children in the household, what effects publication may have on the privacy of children and family, and any potentially detrimental effects publication may have on reuniting and providing services to a family. This process is referred to as a “best interest determination” and is conducted by OCFS and, in certain instances, with the assistance of experts serving on the OCFS Statewide Child Fatality Review Team. This team is comprised of state and local professionals working together to research the causes of preventable child deaths and develops strategies to prevent them. OCFS also certifies 18 regional and local child fatality review teams.

The reports posted here are not the actual investigations conducted by the local departments of social services; they are OCFS’s review of the actual investigation and meet the standards for public release.

See the OCFS Prevention and Child Safety pages for information on keeping children safe.

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Child Fatality Reports: Kings County

Links Date Released
NY-20-055 Word | NY-20-055 PDF - Dec 20, 2020
NY-20-057 Word | NY-20-057 PDF - Dec 18, 2020
NY-20-061 Word | NY-20-061 PDF - Dec 14, 2020
NY-20-065 Word | NY-20-065 PDF - Dec 7, 2020
NY-20-059 Word | NY-20-059 PDF - Dec 1, 2020
NY-20-046 Word | NY-20-046 PDF - Nov 23, 2020
NY-20-045 Word | NY-20-045 PDF - Nov 23, 2020
NY-20-044 Word | NY-20-044 PDF - Nov 6, 2020
NY-20-037 Word | NY-20-037 PDF - Oct 23, 2020
NY-20-036 Word | NY-20-036 PDF - Oct 19, 2020
NY-20-035 Word | NY-20-035 PDF - Oct 13, 2020
NY-20-026 Word | NY-20-026 PDF - Aug 18, 2020
NY-20-024 Word | NY-20-024 PDF - Aug 3, 2020
NY-20-022 Word | NY-20-022 PDF - Jul 29, 2020
NY-20-016 Word | NY-20-016 PDF - Jul 20, 2020
NY-20-009 Word | NY-20-009 PDF - Jul 15, 2020
NY-20-013 Word | NY-20-013 PDF - Jul 3, 2020
NY-19-133 Word | NY-19-133 PDF - Jun 23, 2020
NY-20-005 Word | NY-20-005 PDF - Jun 21, 2020
NY-20-008 Word | NY-20-008 PDF - May 26, 2020
NY-19-117 Word | NY-19-117 PDF - Apr 2, 2020
NY-19-127 Word | NY-19-127 PDF - Mar 25, 2020
NY-19-110 Word | NY-19-110 PDF - Mar 18, 2020
NY-19-104 Word | NY-19-104 PDF - Feb 27, 2020
NY-19-108 Word | NY-19-108 PDF - Feb 27, 2020
NY-19-098 Word | NY-19-098 PDF - Feb 20, 2020
NY-19-093 Word | NY-19-093 PDF - Feb 3, 2020
NY-19-115 Word | NY-19-115 PDF - Jan 27, 2020
NY-19-112 Word | NY-19-112 PDF - Jan 23, 2020
NY-19-088 Word | NY-19-088 PDF - Jan 16, 2020
NY-19-091 Word | NY-19-091 PDF - Jan 15, 2020
NY-19-101 Word | NY-19-101 PDF - Jan 13, 2020
NY-19-086 Word | NY-19-086 PDF - Jan 10, 2020
NY-19-083 Word | NY-19-083 PDF - Jan 8, 2020