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About These Reports

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 funds 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: NYC Regional Office

Links Date Released County
NY-21-007 Word | NY-21-007 PDF - Jul 21, 2021 Bronx County
NY-21-006 Word | NY-21-006 PDF - Jul 15, 2021 Kings County
NY-21-005 Word | NY-21-005 PDF - Jul 15, 2021 New York County
NY-21-004 Word | NY-21-004 PDF - Jul 12, 2021 Richmond County
NY-21-003 Word | NY-21-003 PDF - Jul 12, 2021 Kings County
NY-21-002 Word | NY-21-002 PDF - Jul 12, 2021 New York County
NY-21-001 Word | NY-21-001 PDF - Jul 10, 2021 Queens County
NY-20-119 Word | NY-20-119 PDF - Jun 30, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-117 Word | NY-20-117 PDF - Jun 22, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-118 Word | NY-20-118 PDF - Jun 22, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-115 Word | NY-20-115 PDF - Jun 16, 2021 Queens County
NY-20-113 Word | NY-20-113 PDF - Jun 13, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-110 Word | NY-20-110 PDF - Jun 8, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-111 Word | NY-20-111 PDF - Jun 8, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-114 Word | NY-20-114 PDF - Jun 8, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-108 Word | NY-20-108 PDF - Jun 1, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-107 Word | NY-20-107 PDF - May 28, 2021 New York County
NY-20-106 Word | NY-20-106 PDF - May 18, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-104 Word | NY-20-104 PDF - May 17, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-103 Word | NY-20-103 PDF - May 11, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-101 Word | NY-20-101 PDF - Apr 30, 2021 Queens County
NY-20-099 Word | NY-20-099 PDF - Apr 23, 2021 Richmond County
NY-20-102 Word | NY-20-102 PDF - Apr 14, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-105 Word | NY-20-105 PDF - Apr 12, 2021 New York County
NY-20-095 Word | NY-20-095 PDF - Apr 3, 2021 New York County
NY-20-093 Word | NY-20-093 PDF - Apr 2, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-098 Word | NY-20-098 PDF - Mar 27, 2021 Office of Special Investigations
NY-20-084 Word | NY-20-084 PDF - Mar 14, 2021 New York County
NY-20-082 Word | NY-20-082 PDF - Mar 14, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-092 Word | NY-20-092 PDF - Mar 12, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-112 Word | NY-20-112 PDF - Mar 9, 2021 Richmond County
NY-20-096 Word | NY-20-096 PDF - Mar 9, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-085 Word | NY-20-085 PDF - Mar 9, 2021 New York County
NY-20-088 Word | NY-20-088 PDF - Mar 9, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-083 Word | NY-20-083 PDF - Mar 9, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-080 Word | NY-20-080 PDF - Feb 19, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-081 Word | NY-20-081 PDF - Feb 19, 2021 Office of Special Investigations
NY-20-089 Word | NY-20-089 PDF - Feb 19, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-079 Word | NY-20-079 PDF - Feb 19, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-077 Word | NY-20-077 PDF - Feb 16, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-078 Word | NY-20-078 PDF - Feb 10, 2021 Queens County
NY-20-075 Word | NY-20-075 PDF - Feb 7, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-074 Word | NY-20-074 PDF - Feb 6, 2021 Queens County
NY-20-073 Word | NY-20-073 PDF - Feb 3, 2021 New York County
NY-20-087 Word | NY-20-087 PDF - Jan 29, 2021 Kings County
NY-20-076 Word | NY-20-076 PDF - Jan 29, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-070 Word | NY-20-070 PDF - Jan 19, 2021 Office of Special Investigations
NY-20-069 Word | NY-20-069 PDF - Jan 19, 2021 Bronx County
NY-20-068 Word | NY-20-068 PDF - Jan 14, 2021 Richmond County
NY-20-064 Word | NY-20-064 PDF - Jan 8, 2021 Bronx County