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(American Journal of Public Health 1.17)

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Holding DHS Accountable for a Child’s Death in the Custody of Border Patrol

Just Security

ProPublica published an extensive investigative report last week detailing the circumstances surrounding the death of 16-year-old Carlos Gregorio …

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2-Year-Old Child Killed By Manhattan Subway Train After Falling On Tracks

CBS New York

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) – A two-year-old boy in Manhattan has been killed after falling onto the subway tracks and getting pinned by a train.

Child, 2, struck and killed by train in Manhattan, cops say – New York Daily News

2-year-old boy struck, killed by oncoming subway train in New York City: Police – WABC-TV

Report: Mother of 2-Year-Old Boy Killed by Subway Was on Way to Shelter – NBC New York

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The family whose toddler fell to her death from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship sues the company

CNN International

(CNN) The family whose child died falling from a Royal Caribbean cruise ship … “Sam” Anello, when she fell from an open glass window to her death.

Parents sue Royal Caribbean for negligence after 1-year-old daughter falls to her death – ABC News

Chloe Wiegand’s family sues Royal Caribbean over toddler’s cruise ship death – The Indianapolis Star

Family of Chloe Wiegand, who died falling from cruise ship, sues Royal Caribbean – NBCNews.com

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Mt. Juliet community grieves death of child killed at Christmas Parade

WZTV

The City of Mt. Juliet is grieving the death of a 7-year-old boy named Rowan, who was killed at the end of the local Christmas Parade on Saturday …

Child dies after Christmas parade accident in Mt. Juliet – WATE 6 On Your Side

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Catholics mark anniversary of child’s death at border

Crux: Covering all things Catholic

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Catholics joined faith groups observing the first anniversary of the death of a 7-year-old girl who died under immigration …

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Analysis: Disparities in Rural Child Mortality Rates Persist Despite Improvements

Daily Yonder

While the U.S. is meeting its goals to reduce child mortality, rural children don’t have an equal chance of living into adulthood. The problem is …

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Catholics mark anniversary of child’s death at border

Angelus News

Catholics joined faith groups observing the first anniversary of the death of a 7-year-old girl who died under immigration detention in late 2018 and …

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Child dies after crash involving a San Joaquin County deputy, mother in critical condition

FOX40

STOCKTON, Calif. (KTXL) — A 1-year-old child died after a car crash Saturday night involving a San Joaquin County deputy in his patrol car, …

Stockton family waits for answers after deputy involved crash kills 1-year-old child – FOX40

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Catholics mark anniversary of child’s death at border

Catholic News Service

WASHINGTON (CNS) — Catholics joined faith groups observing the first anniversary of the death of a 7-year-old girl who died under immigration …

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Schenectady Man Indicted in Child’s Death

Spectrum News

A Schenectady man accused of killing a young boy from Troy will see his case head to Rensselaer County court. Daquan Parker was supposed to …

Man indicted in Troy toddler’s death – Albany Times Union

Troy man indicted in toddler’s death – Albany Times Union

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Mississippi Man Charged With Capital Murder in Child’s Death

U.S. News & World Report

Mississippi Man Charged With Capital Murder in Child’s Death … Oakley, 29, was initially charged with felony child abuse before Camden Blair died …

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Child dies from E. Coli complications in Novato

KRON4

NOVATO (KRON) — A child in Novato died from complications of an E. coli infection, the Marin County Health Department said Thursday night.

Novato child dies from E. coli infection – San Francisco Chronicle

Novato child dies from E. coli infection – msnNOW

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Migrant child who died in Border Patrol custody seen vomiting with a fever in video

ABC News

House Democrats are demanding an investigation into the death of a migrant teen from the flu while in U.S. Customs and Border Protection custody …

Video contradicts border agency’s account of death of ill migrant teen in its custody – NBCNews.com

Inside the Cell Where a Sick 16-Year-Old Boy Died in Border Patrol Care – ProPublica

Teen who died in US custody was left unresponsive for hours, report says – The Boston Globe

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Troy police: Child’s death is a homicide

WRGB

TROY (WRGB) Police are investigating the death of a child in the city as a … Following an autopsy Sunday morning, his death was ruled a homicide.

Troy police: Child’s death is a homicide – WRGB

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Mississippi man charged with capital murder in child’s death

FOX13 Memphis

Joshua Oakley, 29, was initially charged with felony child abuse before Camden Blair died on Saturday, news outlets report. Tupelo police said …

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Marin County child dies from E. coli infection

The Mercury News

A previously healthy Novato child who was attending school in Marin County has died from complications due to an E. coli infection, Marin County …

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McMechen Man Charged In Infant Child’s Death

Wheeling Intelligencer

Daniel Jacob Messner, 25, of 45 E. Eighth St., McMechen, was charged with death of a child by a parent by child abuse after allegedly shaking the …

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Mississippi man charged with capital murder in child’s death

Dailyleader

Tupelo police said officers were called last month to an emergency room, where the boy was suffering from life-threatening injuries that weren’t …

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Teen who died in US custody was unresponsive for hours, report says

Los Angeles Times

He is one of at least six children to have died since December 2018 after … The Border Patrol’s statement on the day of Hernandez’s death says the …

Harrowing Video Shows 16-Year-Old Boy’s Last Moments Before Dying from the Flu While in … – PEOPLE Great Ideas

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Police: Mother said she knew boyfriend abused children in child death case

ABC 12 News (press release)

SAGINAW (WJRT) – A mid-Michigan woman is facing prison time as she is accused of not doing enough to prevent her child’s death. The one-year-old …

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Child dead after being found in Mt. Summit pool

WTTV CBS4Indy

Crews tried to revive the boy, but the Henry County Coroner said the boy has died. Circumstances around the boy’s death were not clear, and an …

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New charge filed in aftermath of child’s death

WOWT

(WOWT) — An Omaha man whose 4-month-old son died of a brain injury has been accused of child abuse resulting in death. Douglas County Court …

Omaha father accused of child abuse resulting in death after 4-month-old dies of brain injury – KETV Omaha

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Washoe County health officials warn of flu season, advise residents to get vaccinated

Reno Gazette-Journal

During the 2017-18 season, 26 people died from the flu and 542 were hospitalized. Most of those deaths were of people 65 or older. One child died …

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Child dies in Gentry house fire

KOLR – OzarksFirst.com

GENTRY, Ark. (KFTA) – One child is dead after a house fire in Gentry on Saturday, according to the Benton County Sheriff’s Department. It happened …

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2 of 3 children missing in Arizona flood found dead, sheriff says

wtkr.com

Two of three children who went missing after floodwater swept up their vehicle in central Arizona have been found dead, the Gila County Sheriff’s …

2 children dead after being swept away in Arizona floodwaters, 1 still missing – CBS News

2 kids dead, 1 missing after truck swept away in Arizona flood: Authorities – KGO-TV

Authorities: 2 kids dead, 1 missing after truck swept away – Minneapolis Star Tribune

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Father charged in baby’s death in June: Harrisburg police

pennlive.com

A man was taken into custody by U.S. Marshals on Tuesday morning and is charged in connection with his child’s death. John Curtis Anderson Jr., 22, …

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Child dies in truck crash on Sydney’s M5

9News

The truck collided with three cars, including one carrying a woman and three children, on the major Sydney motorway east of Belmore Road just …

M5 crash in Sydney’s west leaves one child dead, six people in hospital – ABC News

Child dies in truck crash on Sydney’s M5 – NEWS.com.au

‘Terrifying scene’: Child killed in serious M5 crash – Daily Telegraph

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Child accidentally shot by dad while hunting in SC dies, officials say

myfox8.com

ORANGEBURG, S.C. — A child died Friday after he was accidentally shot by his … Nine-year-old Colton Williams reportedly died in Springfield, South …

Officials: Boy, 9, Killed by Father in Hunting Accident – The New York Times

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Respiratory syncytial virus-associated mortality in a healthy 3-year-old child

BMC Pediatrics – BioMed Central

RSV-related sudden death in a normally developing child of this age is exceptional. This case highlights the risk of extrapulmonary manifestations …

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Child services urged to help sisters who died in hot car

Play Stuff

Child services had been urged to save the two young Logan girls prior to their deaths in a hot car.

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A 3-year-old boy died falling off an airport escalator. Now, his mom faces child abuse charges

USA TODAY

A North Carolina mother faces charges after her 3-year-old son fell from an airport escalator and died. Charlotte-Mecklenburg Police issued a warrant …

A toddler was caught in an airport escalator and fell to his death. Now his mom is charged with … – FOX40

A toddler was caught in an airport escalator and fell to his death. Now his mom is charged with … – CNN International

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Child’s death under investigation by Columbia Police Special Victims Unit

WIS10

Child’s death under investigation by Columbia Police Special Victims Unit … Police said a child at the home died. The coroner is currently conducting …

Columbia Police arrest suspect in toddler death investigation – Abccolumbia.com

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Trial delayed for Iowa day care operator charged after child dies in care

KGAN TV

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — A trial has been delayed until February for a Johnston day care operator charged after a child in her care died.

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3 people charged in Great Falls for child’s death

KRTV Great Falls News

GREAT FALLS — Three people have been charged with deliberate homicide for the death of a child in Great Falls. The three people are the child’s …

3 Charged After Death of 5-Year-Old Boy in Great Falls – U.S. News & World Report

Candlelight vigil held for Great Falls boy – KRTV Great Falls News

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Mother pleads innocent in child’s death

Hot Springs Sentinel

A local woman arrested earlier this month in connection with the death of her 9-month-old daughter, who was reportedly choked by a child seat buckle …

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Dover police: ‘Deepest sympathies’ for child’s death

The Keene Sentinel

DOVER — The state attorney general’s office and the Division of Children, Youth and Families aren’t involved in the ongoing investigation into a …

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Vegan Fla. Parents Charged in Death of 18-Month-Old Son From Malnutrition

PEOPLE.com

The death of an 18-month-old Florida boy from malnutrition has led to his vegan parents being charged with aggravated manslaughter of a child due …

‘Vegan’ parents charged in death of malnourished son – PhillyVoice.com

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Dover police: ‘Deepest sympathies’ for child’s death

Seacoastonline.com

Dolleman said no charges have been filed in connection with the child’s death, which family members reported around 9:05 a.m. Saturday after finding …

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Trial rescheduled for woman in child care death case

WOWT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP)– A trial has been delayed until February for a Johnston daycare operator charged after a child in her care died. Polk County …

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State health services confirm flu related child death, victim from Rio Grande Valley

KVEO-TV

EDINBURG, Texas – The Texas Department of State Health Services confirming on Friday the first child death of the 2019 – 2020 flu season. The child …

Texas sees first pediatric flu death of season in unvaccinated child, 5 – Fox News

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Texas DSHS confirms first child death of flu season in RGV

KGBT-TV

HARLINGEN, Texas (KGBT) — The Texas Department of State Health Services confirmed in a tweet on Friday afternoon that the first child of the …

First Texas child dies of flu in 2019 – KLBK | KAMC | EverythingLubbock.com

Texas confirms flu death in RGV – Monitor

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Worth Co. child death under investigation

WALB

(WALB) – The death of a 2-year-old child is under investigation in Worth … deputies and EMS responded to a residence about an unresponsive child …

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Guardian charged with murder in death of 4-year-old girl after falsely telling police the child fell …

The Philadelphia Inquirer

The 911 call said a child had fallen from a window. Paramedics rushed to the aid of 4-year-old Zya Singleton and sped her to a hospital. There …

‘Horrific child abuse’: Philadelphia woman charged with murder in death of 4-year-old – WPVI-TV

Foster Mom Charged With Murder Of ‘Defenseless Child‘ Whose Body Was Allegedly Covered in … – Oxygen

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Police investigate child’s death in Dover

The Union Leader

DOVER — Police and the state Office of the Chief Medical Examiner are investigating the death of a 5-year-old boy at his Summer Street home …

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Health secretary Jeane Freeman faces resignation call over child death

BBC News

The health secretary is facing a call to resign after it emerged a child’s death at a Glasgow hospital could be linked to contaminated water. The child …

NHS chiefs accused of covering up child death linked to contaminated ‘super-hospital’ water – Telegraph.co.uk

Milly Main death: Mother ‘let down and lied to’ by health officials – BBC News

Jeane Freeman under pressure after Glasgow hospital whistleblower reveals water infection death – Holyrood

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Child’s hospital death ‘linked to contaminated water’

BBC News

The death of a child cancer patient has been linked to a contaminated water supply at Scotland’s largest hospital, a whistleblower has claimed.

Hospital whistleblower ‘links child patient’s death to contaminated water’ – Radio Clyde (press release) (blog)

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Penn. Mother Who Was Co-Sleeping with Her Baby Now Charged After Child’s Death: Reports

PEOPLE.com

Pennsylvania mom Shante R. Plummer has reportedly been charged in connection with her baby’s death, and officials believe co-sleeping may have …

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Nutritional supplements lower child mortality

Futurity: Research News

When children receive nutritional supplements rich in vitamins, minerals, and essential fatty acids, mortality drops significantly, researchers report.

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Arizona YouTube mom charged with child abuse dies

NBCNews.com

An Arizona mother accused of abusing the adopted children who starred in her popular YouTube channel has died, according to police. Machelle …

This ‘YouTube Mom’ was accused of torturing the show’s stars — her own kids. She died before … – Washington Post

A Popular YouTuber Mom Who Was Charged With Child Abuse Has Died – BuzzFeed News

YouTube mom accused of child abuse dies in Scottsdale – KTAR.com

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Man pleads guilty to Two Rivers child death

WBAY

(WBAY) – A Two Rivers man has been convicted in the death of a two-year-old child. On Nov. 7, David Heiden pleaded guilty to Physical Abuse of a …

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Child dies after being hit by SUV in front of Fort Collins school

FOX31 Denver

FORT COLLINS, Colo. — A child died after being hit by an SUV outside of Lopez Elementary School on Tuesday morning, the Fort Collins Police …

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Warrant provides new details in Greene County child death investigation

Springfield News-Leader

Recently unsealed search warrant documents provide new details in the investigation surrounding last month’s death of a 6-year-old boy in Greene …

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Nutrient supplements aid in reducing child deaths

Woodland Daily Democrat

More than half of child deaths worldwide stem from preventable causes, such as adverse effects from malnutrition. A new study led by researchers at …

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Update: Child killed in crash outside Lopez Elementary School

The Coloradoan

Update, 5 p.m.: A child struck by a vehicle outside Lopez Elementary School on Tuesday morning has died, according to Fort Collins police. At 8:40 …

Child hit and killed in crosswalk outside of a Colorado elementary school – KKTV 11 News

Child dies after being hit by car near Fort Collins school – KRDO

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Child Fatality Task Force examines child death data with historic low rate

Dothan Eagle

RALEIGH—Monday, the North Carolina Child Fatality Task Force examined newly released child death data for 2018 showing a total rate that is a …

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‘There were no red flags’: Neighbors of couple accused of starving child to death report children …

The News-Press

Ryan and Sheila O’Leary moved into their Cape Coral home close to a year ago and their children seemed to be healthy. Their neighbors, Elizabeth …

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Fayetteville grandmother faces 2 years max for starving disabled child to death

WECT

FAYETTEVILLE, N.C. (WNCN) — A Fayetteville grandmother charged in the death of her grandson could only serve two years of prison time, …

Grandmother arrested on manslaughter charge – The Fayetteville Observer

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New details emerge about burned child’s death

KYMA

Court records show the boy and his siblings lived with their grandmother at the time of his death. Documents also show one grandson told …

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Court docs: Parents arrested in child’s death, attempted to sell child to acquaintance

Bakersfield Now

(KBAK/KBFX) — A probable cause declaration shows Tashe Gregory and Billy Webb were arrested in connection with a child’s suspicious death and …

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11/5/19 Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee

The Florida Channel

11/5/19 Senate Children, Families, and Elder Affairs Committee … SB 88 Child Care Facilities 2020 SPB 7002 OGSR/State Child Abuse Death Review …

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Following child’s cruise ship death, should caregivers be charged?

NBCNews.com

Chloe Wiegand’s family has no doubt her death was a horrific accident. They harbor no blame against her grandfather, Salvatore “Sam” Anello, who …

Grandfather charged in death of toddler on cruise ship – CNN

Grandfather Charged With ‘Negligent Homicide’ Over Toddler’s Death on Cruise Ship – TIME

Grandfather charged in death of granddaughter who fell from cruise ship – CBS News

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Mother charged with beating child to death because of dirty diaper

fox8.com

Mother charged with beating child to death because of dirty diaper … Georgia – A 23-year-old mother is charged with murder in the death of her …

Warrants: Mother confesses to beating child to death because he soiled his diaper – WTHR

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18-Month-Old Child Dies after Alleged Assault

wnep.com

SCRANTON, Pa. — An 18-month-old child severely injured after police say he was assaulted by his mother’s boyfriend has died. The boy died …

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Young child dies from flu in Monroe County

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A young child has died from the flu, marking the first flu-related death of the 2019-20 season in Monroe County, according to data released this week …

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Marlboro County man convicted in child’s death to be re-tried next week

wpde.com

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Michael Huckabee will stand trial a second time beginning Monday on charges of homicide by child abuse in …

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Big Island woman indicted for murder in connection with foster child’s death

Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Big Island woman has been indicted for second-degree murder in connection with the death of one of her …

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New study: 1 in 7 child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, & other LRIs

EurekAlert (press release)

SEATTLE – Despite large declines since 1990 in child deaths from pneumonia and the flu, these and other lower respiratory infections (LRIs) remain a …

New study: One is seven child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, other LRIs – Medical Xpress

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I-Team: Criminal Investigation Into Foster Child’s Death Has Family Raising Questions

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Five-year-old Neveah Gerrior was in her fifth foster home when an ambulance rushed her to the hospital last year, where she was …

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Woman’s murder conviction in child’s choking death has been overturned after 15 years

KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: The video attached is for a similar story published in October 2019. United States District Judge Lee Yeakel has …

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Kingston Frazier slaying: Man on trial for accessory after the fact in child’s death

Jackson Clarion Ledger

That child’s name was Kingston Frazier, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday. The 6-year-old had been shot to death. Dwan Wakefield didn’t kill Kingston, …

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New study finds one in seven child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, and other lower …

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Despite large declines since 1990 in child deaths from pneumonia and the flu, these and other lower respiratory infections (LRIs) remain a leading …

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Following child’s cruise ship death, should caregivers be charged?

NBCNews.com

Chloe Wiegand’s family has no doubt her death was a horrific accident. They harbor no blame against her grandfather, Salvatore “Sam” Anello, who …

Grandfather charged in death of toddler on cruise ship – CNN

Grandfather Charged With ‘Negligent Homicide’ Over Toddler’s Death on Cruise Ship – TIME

Grandfather charged in death of granddaughter who fell from cruise ship – CBS News

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Mother charged with beating child to death because of dirty diaper

fox8.com

Mother charged with beating child to death because of dirty diaper … Georgia – A 23-year-old mother is charged with murder in the death of her …

Warrants: Mother confesses to beating child to death because he soiled his diaper – WTHR

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18-Month-Old Child Dies after Alleged Assault

wnep.com

SCRANTON, Pa. — An 18-month-old child severely injured after police say he was assaulted by his mother’s boyfriend has died. The boy died …

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Young child dies from flu in Monroe County

Rochester Democrat and Chronicle

A young child has died from the flu, marking the first flu-related death of the 2019-20 season in Monroe County, according to data released this week …

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Marlboro County man convicted in child’s death to be re-tried next week

wpde.com

MARLBORO COUNTY, S.C. (WPDE) — Michael Huckabee will stand trial a second time beginning Monday on charges of homicide by child abuse in …

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Big Island woman indicted for murder in connection with foster child’s death

Hawaii News Now

HONOLULU, Hawaii (HawaiiNewsNow) – A Big Island woman has been indicted for second-degree murder in connection with the death of one of her …

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New study: 1 in 7 child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, & other LRIs

EurekAlert (press release)

SEATTLE – Despite large declines since 1990 in child deaths from pneumonia and the flu, these and other lower respiratory infections (LRIs) remain a …

New study: One is seven child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, other LRIs – Medical Xpress

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I-Team: Criminal Investigation Into Foster Child’s Death Has Family Raising Questions

CBS Boston

BOSTON (CBS) — Five-year-old Neveah Gerrior was in her fifth foster home when an ambulance rushed her to the hospital last year, where she was …

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Woman’s murder conviction in child’s choking death has been overturned after 15 years

KVUE.com

AUSTIN, Texas — Editor’s note: The video attached is for a similar story published in October 2019. United States District Judge Lee Yeakel has …

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Kingston Frazier slaying: Man on trial for accessory after the fact in child’s death

Jackson Clarion Ledger

That child’s name was Kingston Frazier, a prosecutor told a jury Tuesday. The 6-year-old had been shot to death. Dwan Wakefield didn’t kill Kingston, …

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New study finds one in seven child deaths result from pneumonia, the flu, and other lower …

Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

Despite large declines since 1990 in child deaths from pneumonia and the flu, these and other lower respiratory infections (LRIs) remain a leading …

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Where You’re Born Even Within A Country Still Matters

NPR

Better vaccines, nutrition and disease control have cut the global death rate for children in half over the past 20 years. But even within countries that …

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Push For Daycares to Help Prevent Forgotten Child Death

NBC New York

Push For Daycares to Help Prevent Forgotten Child Death … there is a push to get daycares and child care providers to send messages to… See More …

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Child killed in mounting Chile unrest as general strike begins

FRANCE 24

A four-year-old child was killed during the latest round of protests against economic inequality in Chile, raising the death toll from five days of social …

Chileans go on strike as protest death toll hits 18 – Yahoo News

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12-year-old boy dies unexpectedly in Italy while on family cruise aboard the MSC Divina

USA TODAY

As of Thursday evening, MSC Cruises was still unclear on the cause and manner of the child’s death. Roothans said the company is working with …

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Third child dies after south St. Louis weekend apartment fire; suspect in custody

fox2now.com

ST. LOUIS, Mo. — A woman is in police custody after an apartment fire in St. Louis that killed an infant boy and two girls. The children who had been …

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A Colorado mother said her daughter had a terminal illness. She’s now accused of her murder.

CBS News

The indictment alleges Turner caused Olivia Gant’s death, not the multiple illnesses that the mother claimed the girl had, and that prompted publicized …

Two years after child’s death, mom charged with murder – Highlands Ranch Herald

Olivia Gant Death: Mom Accused Of Murdering Make-A-Wish Kid – CBS Denver

Colorado mom accused of killing daughter after faking years of ‘terminal’ illnesses – WSB Atlanta

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Suspect charged with murder in death of 2-year-old Philadelphia girl Nikolette Rivera

WPVI-TV

According to Philadelphia police, the shooter opened fire with an assault rifle on the residence from outside, hitting 2-year-old Nikolette Rivera in the …

Sources: Suspect arrested in shooting death of 2-year-old girl in Philadelphia – WPVI-TV

Philly cops ID second shooter in death of 2-year-old girl, whose father was target in drug feud – The Philadelphia Inquirer

1 suspect charged, 1 in custody in death of 2-year-old Philadelphia girl Nikolette Rivera – WPVI-TV

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Birmingham couple charged with murder after abducted 3-year-old’s body found in dumpster

USA TODAY

Children at the birthday party where Kamille was abducted around 8:30 p.m. … after his arrest saying they were “deeply saddened” by Kamille’s death.

Kamille “Cupcake” McKinney’s was asphyxiated, officials say; suspects could face death penalty – CBS News

2 charged with capital murder in death of 3-year-old girl; remains identified – ABC News

Man, woman charged with capital murder in death of 3-year-old Kamille ‘Cupcake’ McKinney – NBCNews.com

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Man pleads to involuntary manslaughter in child’s death

ABC27

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa. (WHTM) – A Franklin County man no longer faces murder charges in the death of a child he injured more than a decade ago.

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1-year-old girl dies after being left in car all day, marking 50th hot car death of 2019

ABC News

A 1-year-old girl died after being left inside a hot car for hours on Monday in Florida, marking the fifth hot car death in the Sunshine State this year and …

Mistake in family’s daily routine claims life of Tampa toddler – Tampa Bay Times

1-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car in Florida – KTRK-TV

1-Year-Old Girl Left In Hot Car Dies — 50th Death Of 2019 – International Business Times

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Police: Two facing charges after child dies from injuries sustained at Warr Acres in-home daycare

kfor.com

WARR ACRES, Okla. (KFOR) – Two people are facing charges after a 5-month-old child died earlier this year from injuries sustained at a Warr Acres …

Warr Acres day care operator suspected in baby’s death – Oklahoman.com

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Iowa day care cited in 22 complaints since child death

DesMoinesRegister.com

A Donnellson day care implicated in the death of an infant last year has received state citations for 22 more violations, including one this week for …

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Parents seek accountability after child’s death

RochesterFirst

BRIGHTON, N.Y. (WROC) — Adam and MaryBeth Gillan had just moved into their Brighton neighborhood when their neighbors invited them and their …

Brighton couple advocates for safer handling of prescription drugs after daughter’s death – 13WHAM-TV

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Mother accused in child’s death placed on signature bond

WiscNews

JUNEAU — A 27-year-old Beaver Dam woman was placed on a $10,000 signature bond Monday on charges of first-degree reckless homicide in the …

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Arrest made in Donalsonville child death investigation

WFXL FOX 31

GBI officials say that 28-year-old Paresij Handford has been charged with one count of felony murder and cruelty to children in the first degree for the …

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Tackling inequality could save millions of children

Science Daily

An unprecedented study mapping child deaths over almost two decades finds that nearly half of the 5.4 million under-5 deaths in 2017 can be …

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Pedophile who abused up to 200 children found dead in prison

CNN International

Richard Huckle, 33, who claimed to have abused almost 200 Malaysian children, died at Full Sutton prison in Yorkshire, England on Sunday, the UK’s …

Pedophile who abused up to 200 children stabbed to death in prison – New York Post

UK child abuser who preyed on Malaysians killed in prison – Los Angeles Times

UK child abuser who preyed on Malaysians killed in prison – NBC Montana

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DUI suspect in Danish child’s death back in Charleston jail after failed drug test

ABC NEWS 4

CHARLESTON, SC (WCIV) — A man police say killed an 11-year-old Danish tourist on the streets of Charleston while driving under the influence of …

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Mapping 123 million neonatal, infant and child deaths between 2000 and 2017

Nature.com

Since 2000, many countries have achieved considerable success in improving child survival, but localized progress remains unclear. To inform efforts …

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Child Mortality 2000-2017

Data Visualizations – Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation

The decline in child mortality (deaths of children under age 5, including infants and newborns) over the past two decades has been described as one …

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GBI and Donalsonville Police Investigate and Make Arrest in Child Death

Georgia Bureau of Investigation – Georgia.gov

Donalsonville, GA (October 18, 2019) – On September 12, 2019, about 8:16 pm, the GBI was requested by the Donalsonville Police Department to …

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Teenager charged with murder in Norfolk child’s death to be tried as adult

wtkr.com

NORFOLK, Va. – A teenager who’s allegedly involved in a 4-year-old’s death in Norfolk is now being tried as an adult with a second degree murder …

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Child dies after being ejected from New Jersey Harvest Festival ride

CBS News

An annual fall festival in New Jersey ended in tragedy Saturday night when a 10-year-old girl fell off one of the rides and died after being airlifted to a …

New Jersey Girl, 10, Dies After Falling from Scrambler Ride at Harvest Festival – Newsweek

10-year-old girl dies after falling off ‘Extreme’ ride at harvest festival in Cumberland County – PhillyVoice.com

10-year-old girl dies after falling off ride at South Jersey festival – The Philadelphia Inquirer

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Investigators Respond to ‘Untimely Death of Child‘ at NH Hotel

NBC10 Boston

Police in Manchester, New Hampshire are investigating what authorities called the “untimely death of a child” at a hotel. Authorities responded to the …

1-Year-Old’s ‘Suspicious’ Death At Manchester, NH Hotel Under Investigation – CBS Boston

Untimely death of child in Manchester under investigation – WMUR Manchester

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Funding for child gun death research is 30X too low

Futurity: Research News

Firearm injuries kill 2,500 American children each year, and send another 12,000 to the emergency department. Research funding isn’t keeping up, …

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Burlington Babysitter Resentenced For 2014 Child Death

Patch.com

Pallavi Macharla tells Judge Kenneth Fishman she did not cause any harm to six month old child who died in her care. Judge sentences her to 3 and a …

Doctor Sentenced to Up to 4 1/2 Years in Prison in Baby Death – NBC10 Boston

Daycare operator gets up to 4 years in death of baby – WESTERNMASSNEWS.com

Former daycare operator Pallavi Macharla gets up to 4 years for shaking baby to death at … – MassLive.com

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Research on US child firearm injuries lags far behind studies of other causes of death

Medical Xpress

In fact, on a per-death basis, funding for pediatric firearm research is 30 times lower than it would have to be to keep pace with research on other child …

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Woman accused in Jefferson City child’s death released from jail

ABC17News.com

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – The Jefferson City woman accused of killing a 4-year-old boy and hiding his body in a wooded area is out of jail on bond.

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Police Investigating Child’s Death At Manchester Econo Lodge

Patch.com

MANCHESTER, NH — Police in the state’s largest city are investigating the death of a child at a local hotel. Manchester police were sent to the Econo …

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Parents charged with child neglect after death of infant

KFYR-TV

Two parents in Bismarck are facing child neglect charges in the death of their eight-month-old child. Bismarck Police say Ashlynn Seymour, 20, and …

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Walk brings together families who share pain of child’s death

Buffalo News

“No one ever wants to feel that their baby is forgotten,” Brieanne Sypniewski said Sunday, occasionally wiping away a tear as she talked about the …

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Research on firearm injuries to US children gets 30 times less funding per death than other causes

IHPI – University of Michigan

Study spotlights mismatch between number of deaths in children age 1 to 18, and research to understand, prevent and treat the reasons for those …

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The Greatest Grief

The Compassionate Friends

with no warning – you didn’t get to say goodbye – this has to be the most terrible loss of all. Your child died by suicide – you feel you should have been …

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UPDATE – Death of Newborn Child in 1995

WA Police

Cold Case Homicide Squad detectives have charged a man with historical child sex offences as a result of their nvestigation into the death of a …

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Police: No charges in death of child mauled by family dogs

Cleveland 19 News

Police: No charges in death of child mauled by family dogs … (WAVE) – A young child died Tuesday after he was found to have been mauled by two …

3-year-old boy killed by dogs at Newburg home – Courier Journal

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Ex-fiance of child death suspect dies of apparent overdose

The San Diego Union-Tribune

Officials say the ex-fiance of an Illinois woman charged in the beating death of her 5-year-old son has died of an apparent drug overdose.

Ex-fiance of child death suspect dies of apparent overdose – San Francisco Chronicle

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Child found dead inside home in Fayetteville, police say

WTVD-TV

Officers arrived to find the body of a child. The child’s cause of death has not been determined, but homicide investigators are on the scene gathering …

4 deaths, 18 hours: Fayetteville residents calling for a stop to violence – CBS17.com

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Child dies after fall at Charlotte airport; investigation underway

WTVD-TV

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (WTVD) — An investigation is underway after a toddler died following a fall in a stairway at Charlotte Douglas International Airport.

‘Energetic and Loving’ Toddler Dies After Falling Near the Baggage Claim Area at Charlotte Airport – PEOPLE.com

Toddler dies after being injured in fall at Charlotte airport, officials say – Charlotte Observer

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Mother, stepfather arrested after 7-year-old found dead in Fayetteville home

WTVD-TV

Fayetteville Police Department received a call before 5 a.m. about a death … the child’s mother and stepfather are responsible for the child’s death.

Mother, stepfather arrested in death of 7-year-old – Sun Sentinel

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Albany Township mystery child deaths to be reviewed by special panels

Reading Eagle

But officials have confirmed the case soon will be under scrutiny of panels charged with reviewing cases of child deaths or near deaths.

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June Love Augosto death: Toddler dies after being left in hot car for hours in West Carson while …

KABC-TV

WEST CARSON, Calif. (KABC) — A 2-year-old girl died after her mother allegedly left the toddler in a car with the heat turned up for up to five hours in …

California toddler dies after left in hot car for hours while mother allegedly drank with friend, fell … – Fox News

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Toddler dies after falling down stairs at Charlotte airport, officials say

WSOC Charlotte

CHARLOTTE, N.C. – A 3-year-old has died after he fell in the stairway near the baggage claim area at the Charlotte-Douglas International Airport, …

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A man drowned his 6-year-old son while trying to cast out a ‘demon,’ police say

Washington Post

While he was bathing his son and his other child Thursday on the Pascua Yaqui … The boy became unnaturally angry, Martinez told investigators, so he … was pronounced dead about 5:30 p.m. The boy had burns on 15 percent of …

Arizona Man Accused of Killing 6-Year-Old Son During Attempted Exorcism – The New York Times

6-year-old boy in Arizona dies after father tries to perform exorcism on him, police say – NBCNews.com

Child dies during an attempted exorcism – WTRF

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Child Welfare Agency Offers New Training After Death of Jordan Belliveau

Bay News 9

PINELLAS COUNTY, Fla. — Changes are coming to the child welfare system in Florida, specifically to the Guardian ad Litem program and it’s all …

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Child’s death after assault at Moreno Valley school sparks outrage — and ugly memories

Los Angeles Times

The death of a 13-year-old Moreno Valley boy who was assaulted at school has exposed deep wounds in the Inland Empire community, where …

A young boy is dead after a vicious beating. Classmates say he was the target of bullies. – Washington Post

Boy, 13, dies from injuries from alleged bullying attack in Southern California middle school – CBS News

Student dies 9 days after campus fight at Moreno Valley Landmark Middle School – Press-Enterprise

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Child death rates are down. It’s cause for optimism.

Washington Post

HUMANKIND KNOWS no greater tragedy than the death of a small child. Thanks to quiet but powerful progress in public health, that tragedy is far less …

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Cole County judge grants release of woman accused in child death

ABC17News.com

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. – A Cole County judge issued an order Monday granting the release of a woman accused in the death of a Jefferson City child.

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Mother charged in manslaughter, child abuse after 2-month-old’s death

ABC 12 News (press release)

CLARE COUNTY (WJRT) (9/30/2019) – A Clare County mother has been charged with the death of her 2-month-old child nearly a year later. The child …

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Florida jury recommends death penalty for man who killed child

myfox8.com

After finding Granville Ritchie guilty of murder, sexual battery and child abuse, a jury unanimously recommended the death penalty Friday.

Jury recommends death penalty for convicted child killer Granville Ritchie – ABC Action News

Hillsborough jury weighs life or death for child killer Granville Ritchie – Tampa Bay Times

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Local mother gets 41 years for role in child’s death

Muncie Star Press

MUNCIE, Ind. – A Farmland mother who ingested alcohol and marijuana before a crash that killed her daughter was sentenced Monday to 41 years in …

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Riley County man’s trial in child’s death ends in hung jury

Associated Press

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — The trial of a Kansas man charged in an infant’s death ended in a hung jury. The jury on Tuesday could not reach a …

Riley County man’s trial in child’s death ends in hung jury – Kansas City Star

Riley County man’s trial in child’s death ends in hung jury – KSN-TV

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Judge grants release of woman accused in child’s death

Washington Times

JEFFERSON CITY, Mo. (AP) – A judge has ordered that a Jefferson City woman accused of contributing to the death of a 4-year-old boy be released …

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Child’s Death Under Investigation In Loudon

Patch.com

LOUDON, NH — The New Hampshire Attorney General’s Office is investigating the death of a child at a home in Loudon, just across the Concord line.

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Temple police arrest woman’s boyfriend in child death case

KXXV News Channel 25

TEMPLE, TX — A Temple man was arrested Monday and charged with capital murder for the death of a 2-year-old child. On Sept. 22, 2019, Temple …

Central Texas girl died of blunt force trauma days before 3rd birthday – KWTX

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Hot car death of New Mexico child, 2, is 42nd nationally this year

msnNOW

Hobbs Fire and Rescue officials found the child dead in the vehicle, Police Chief John Ortolano told KOB-TV, after receiving a 911 call around 1:30 …

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Glendale PD: Four-year-old child’s death being investigated as ‘suspicious’

ABC15 Arizona

GLENDALE, AZ — A child’s death Wednesday night in Glendale is being investigated as ‘suspicious’ by police. According to Glendale police officials, …

Glendale police treating 4-year-old’s death as ‘suspicious in nature’ – AZFamily

Glendale police treating death of 4-year-old child as suspicious – AZCentral.com

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UN: Most Child, Maternal Deaths Occur in Sub-Saharan Africa | Voice of America – English

Voice of America

GENEVA – New U.N. data shows sub-Saharan Africa lags behind all other regions in the world in reducing child and maternal mortality. Estimates by …

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Despite progress in childbirth safety, one woman or baby dies every 11 seconds

UN News

Childbirth survival rates are now a “staggering success” compared with the year 2000, but one pregnant woman – or her child – still dies every 11 …

Child and mother mortality rates are falling globally — but not fast enough – Becker’s Hospital Review

UN: Among Babies and Pregnant Mothers, a Death Every 11 Seconds – Voice of America

Among babies and pregnant mothers, a death every 11 seconds, says UN – Physician’s Weekly

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Father Suspected Of Killing His Infant Child Dies In Hospital

SFGate

A man who was suspected of killing his infant child when both were found in a west Santa Rosa residence Saturday died in a hospital Monday night, …

Santa Rosa father suspected of killing infant child dies in hospital – KGO-TV

Santa Rosa man suspected of killing 13-month-old son dies in hospital, son identified – Santa Rosa Press Democrat

Father of 13-month-old boy killed by drugs also dies of overdose – San Francisco Chronicle

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Fentanyl exposure causes child’s death; mother charged, police say

WMTW Portland

Bangor police said a baby’s death nearly a year ago was caused by fentanyl, leading to charges against a woman. Police said 33-year-old Kimberly …

Bangor woman arrested for alleged child endangerment after 1-year-old’s death last year – Bangor Daily News

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Baby in Stroller Killed by Car With ‘Possibly Intoxicated’ Driver

The New York Times

A 1-year-old child was killed on Tuesday when a driver, “possibly intoxicated,” lost control of his car in the Bronx, jumped a curb and hit the child, who …

Mother of unlicensed driver charged in death of Bronx tot says she lost a son in a car crash – New York Daily News

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2-Year-Old Girl Left Alone In Hot Car Dies, Babysitter Arrested For Negligence

International Business Times

Police arrested a negligent babysitter after she allegedly left a 2-year-old girl alone for hours on end in a hot car in New Mexico which resulted in her …

2-year-old girl dies after being left in hot car, babysitter arrested: Police – ABC News

Police: Babysitter arrested after 2-year-old dies in hot car – 10TV

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2-year-old New Mexico child dies in hot car; 42nd death nationally in 2019

AZCentral.com

A 2-year-old child died Tuesday after being left in a hot car in Hobbs, New Mexico, according to the national tracker KidsAndCars.org. The accident …

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Child Death Reviews: year ending 31 March 2018

NHS Digital

Information on the number of child deaths which have been reviewed by the child death overview panels (CDOPs) on behalf of their local …

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Child Death Review Legislation Amendment Bill 2019

View – Queensland Legislation – Queensland Government

Child Death Review Legislation Amendment Bill 2019. This is the Bill as introduced into Parliament on 18 October 2019 (accessed 17 September …

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Father gets 23 years in prison for beating his child to death in Rock Hill

WSOC Charlotte

YORK COUNTY, S.C. – A man was sent to prison Tuesday for beating his 2-year-old child to death. Bruce Williams, 34, claimed he didn’t remember the …

South Carolina dad sentenced to 23 years in beating death of 2-year-old son – WSB Atlanta

Dad makes Alford plea in beating death of 2-year-old son – WCNC.com

Father sentenced to prison for brutal beating death of 3-year-old son – WBTV

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Child dies days after San Jose vehicle accident

The Mercury News

The three occupants of the Honda were taken to the hospital, with the youngest child suffering the most serious injuries, police said. The male driver of …

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1 Child Dead, 1 Injured From Fire At Greenville Home

CBS Dallas / Fort Worth

GREENVILLE (CBSDFW.COM) — A 12-year-old girl has died following a mobile home fire in Greenville early Monday morning. Just before 4:15 a.m. …

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‘This case was obviously a disaster’: Boy’s death exposes flaw in Kentucky system

Courier Journal

But some child welfare experts say Kentucky’s problem would figure far … If an autopsy finds the cause of a child’s death to be “undetermined,” they do …

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Deputies start child death investigation in Kalamazoo County

WSBT-TV

PAVILION TOWNSHIP, Mich. — Deputies have started an investigation following the death of a child Saturday night. The Kalamazoo County Sheriff’s …

Police investigating 1-year-old’s death in Kalamazoo County – MLive.com

Police investigate death of 1-year-old child – Midwest Communication

Unresponsive 1-year-old dies at Kzoo hospital – WOODTV.com

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Riley Siswick: Murder police ‘failed to treat child’s death as suspicious’

BBC News

Three policemen failed to treat a toddler’s death as suspicious, despite 14 bruises and marks on the boy’s body, a misconduct hearing has been told.

Police did not approach boy’s death with right mindset, hearing told – The Guardian

Police ‘failed to properly investigate death of boy, 3, that was actually murder’ – Metro

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Woman convicted in disabled child’s death appeals again

Washington Times

ST. JOHNSBURY, Vt. (AP) – A Vermont woman convicted of manslaughter in the death of her disabled son, who had vodka poured into his feeding …

Woman convicted in disabled child’s death appeals again – WPTZ

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Remembering Ana, 15, who died of cancer. ‘She’s always with me. I still say good night to her.’

Washington Post

In a calendar full of months dedicated to specific illnesses, September is particularly painful. This is the month focused on childhood cancer awareness …

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FATHER PLEADS GUILTY TO DEATH OF HIS 2-YEAR-OLD SON VIA CHILD ABUSE

News Maven

Bruce Williams, 34, plead guilty in September 2019 to Homicide by Child Abuse regarding the death of his 2-year-old son in Rock Hill, SC. The child …

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Boyfriend to be charged in death of child left in closet

Chron.com

The boyfriend of a woman accused of placing her 5-year-old daughter’s body in a closet will be charged with the same crime of tampering with …

Mom’s boyfriend to be charged in death of girl hidden in closet – KTRK-TV

Prosecutors: Mother’s boyfriend to be charged in death of 5-year-old girl found in closet – KHOU.com

‘She’s not capable of this:’ Grandmother of child left decaying in closet says daughter isn’t responsible – KTRK-TV

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Fetching water increases risk of childhood death

EurekAlert (press release)

Water fetching is associated with poor health outcomes for women and children, including a higher risk of death – according to new research from the …

Fetching water from miles away increases risk of death: UK study – Down To Earth Magazine

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Mom arrested in connection to 5-year-old’s body found decaying in hidden closet

KTRK-TV

On Tuesday, 27-year-old Priscilla Nicole Torres was arrested in connection to the child’s death, according to Houston police. Torres faces a felony …

5-year-old child found dead in closet – WNYT

Investigation underway after 5-year-old girl found dead in closet in northwest Houston – KPRC Click2Houston

5-year-old girl found dead in closet – WNYT

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Gilbert police weighing whether charges warranted in death of 3-year-old girl who was left in car

AZCentral.com

Gilbert police on Wednesday still were working to determine whether charges are warranted in the death of a 3-year-old girl who was left inside a hot …

Child advocates say all cars should include warning system to prevent hot car deaths – FOX 10 News Phoenix

Neighbors hang pink ribbons to support family of 3-year-old girl who died in hot car – 12news.com KPNX

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Police investigate death of baby at Delaware day care center

WPVI-TV

(WPVI) — Delaware state police are investigating the death of a baby at a day care … There was no immediate word on the cause of the child’s death.

Baby Found Dead at Delaware Day Care – NBC 10 Philadelphia

Infant dies at Bear child care center Thursday morning – The News Journal

Police Investigating Death Of Infant At Delaware Daycare Center – CBS Philly

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$1.5M settlement reached with City of Scottsdale in child’s death at fire station

FOX 10 News Phoenix

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (FOX 10/AP) – A $1.5 million settlement has been reached with the parents of a toddler who died after he was pinned in a …

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Baby boy’s death in West Park prompts death investigation

Sun Sentinel

A crime scene stretched across a West Park street Thursday where a 2-month-old baby had stopped breathing in a home where several other infants …

Baby Found Dead in West Park: BSO – NBC 6 South Florida

Deputies investigate death of baby boy in West Park – WPLG Local 10

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Child dies after store display falls on her in Orland Park

KWQC-TV6

If the kid didnt get knocked out, you asked him questions and if they couldnt answer them you held them out, if they said they didnt have any symptoms …

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Boyfriend arrested in death of 5-year-old found in closet

KTRK-TV

Police say her mother confessed to hiding the child’s body for nearly a week. She says the girl, Sierra Patino, died from ingesting chemicals.

WANTED: Police searching for mom’s boyfriend charged in death of girl hidden in closet – KTRK-TV

Warrant issued for boyfriend in death of Texas child rotting in closet – New York Daily News

Arrest warrant issued for boyfriend in death of child left in closet – Houston Chronicle

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Child dies after medical emergency at London’s Cedar Hollow PS

Globalnews.ca

Officials with the Thames Valley District School Board (TVDSB) have confirmed that a child has died following a medical emergency at Cedar Hollow …

Child dies on first day of school in northeast London school – CBC.ca

London school community in mourning after child dies on first day of class – CTV News

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Two arrested on suspicion of murder following death of child

Metropolitan Police

Detectives from the Specialist Crime Command are investigating following the death of a child. The investigation follows a call to officers at 06:06hrs, …

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Randolph man gets home detention in child’s death

Muncie Star Press

WINCHESTER, Ind. – A Randolph County man was placed on home detention Thursday after he pleaded guilty to causing the death of a two-year-old …

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Child dies after sleeping beside drunken father

KARE11.com

MINNEAPOLIS — A Minneapolis man is being charged after being drunk, and negligently putting his infant son to sleep next to him a year ago, …

Child Death Charges – knoxradio

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1-year-old child dies in hot car in North Carolina

ABC News

Police in North Carolina say a baby has died after his mother left the 1-year-old in a hot car while she was at work. News outlets report Pineville Police …

Baby found dead inside hot car in Pineville shopping center, police say – WSOC Charlotte

Baby dies in a hot car in North Carolina shopping center, police say – Charlotte Observer

‘I got a bad call for you.’ 911 tapes released in death of NC baby in a hot car. – Charlotte Observer

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Man charged in child’s death on Ely Shoshone reservation

Reno Gazette Journal

A tribal member has been charged with murder in the death of a 3-year-old girl on the Ely Shoshone Indian Reservation in northeastern Nevada, …

Man charged in child’s death on Ely Shoshone reservation – SFGate

Man charged in beating death of toddler on Nevada reservation – Las Vegas Sun

Man charged in death of toddler on Indian reservation – Las Vegas Sun

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Panel: Public should see findings on child deaths in Michigan welfare system

The Detroit News

Lansing – A legislative oversight panel says the public should see the results of state investigations into the deaths of children who are involved with …

Panel: Public should see ombudsman findings in child deaths – WRAL.com

Panel: Public should see ombudsman findings in child deaths – Sacramento Bee

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Report: Child dies, many missing in Dorian-rattled Bahamas

WRAL.com

Grand Bahama Island, Bahamas — Local news outlets in the Bahamas have reported missing people and at least one death. According to the …

Reports: Child death, many missing in Dorian-rattled Bahamas – WRAL.com

8-year-old boy first reported death from Hurricane Dorian – KRON4

Child reported dead after Dorian batters the Bahamas – KRIS Corpus Christi News

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St. Louis Hopes $100000 Reward Helps Solve 4 Child Killings

The New York Times

Jurnee Thompson, 8, was waiting with family outside a restaurant in St. Louis late last week when she was shot to death. She is among at least a …

‘This Is Urgent’: St. Louis Police Begging For Help After Months Of Child Shooting Deaths – Blavity

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‘Don’t let this child’s death be in vain’ | Community demands action after 9-year-old dies in fire

WUSA9.com

WASHINGTON — The Northwest D.C. community is demanding action after nine-year-old Yafet Solomon was killed in a house fire. Two weeks after …

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Lexington police investigating death of child

WTVQ

LEXINGTON, Ky. (WTVQ) – Police are investigating after a child was found dead Thursday night. The Fayette County Coroner’s Office says the child’s …

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Panel: Public should see ombudsman findings in child deaths

Sentinel-Standard

LANSING — A legislative oversight panel says the public should see the results of state investigations into the deaths of children who are involved …

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Identifying Child Abuse Fatalities During Infancy

Pediatrics – AAP Gateway

Vincent J. Palusci, Council on Child Abuse and Neglect, Amanda J. Kay, Erich Batra, Section on Child Death Review and Prevention, Rachel Y. Moon, …

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