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Gabriel Fernandez

Gabriel Fernandez (Photo credit: Facebook)

Child Protective Services Audit Uncovers ‘Worst Fears’ In Agency Performance

An audit that investigated child welfare agencies following the death of a local boy will result in changes statewide, officials said Wednesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–04/09/2014

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Grandparents: Investigator Tasked With Reporting Gabriel Fernandez Abuse Asked His Mother On A Date

The grandparents of an 8-year-old boy allegedly tortured and beaten to death by his mother and her boyfriend have filed a legal claim against multiple agencies and individuals they say failed to protect their grandson from abuse.

CBS Los Angeles–08/27/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in May after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

Couple Charged In Beating Death Of Palmdale Boy Appear In Court

A Palmdale couple accused of beating the woman’s 8-year-old son to death appeared before a judge for a pre-trial hearing Tuesday.

CBS Los Angeles–08/13/2013

Gabriel Fernandez (Photo credit: Facebook)

DCFS Workers To Be Fired Over Death Of Palmdale Boy

The Los Angeles County Department of Child and Family Services (DCFS) has taken the first steps to fire four employees in connection with the death of a 9-year-old Palmdale boy, county officials said Tuesday.

07/30/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

County Social Workers Speak Out In Wake Of Palmdale Boy’s Death

Social workers gathered outside the Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) on Friday to protest the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.

06/28/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Social Worker Speaks Out, County Supervisors Pledge Commission On Child Welfare

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors voted 3-2 to create a child welfare commission Tuesday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

County Supervisors To Vote On Child Protection Commission

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors will vote Tuesday whether or not to create a child protection commission in the wake of the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/25/2013

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Demonstrators Push For Reform After Death Of Palmdale Boy, 8

Demonstrators Friday gathered outside the County of Los Angeles, Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS) to push for reform following the death of an eight-year-old boy from Palmdale.

06/21/2013

Los Angeles County Supervisor Mike Antonovich (credit: John Heller/Getty Images)

Supervisors To Call For Task Force In DCFS Reform Effort

Los Angeles County officials Tuesday were expected to call for the creation of a task force to examine how local agencies handle reported cases of child abuse.

06/18/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

Memorial Service Held For Palmdale Boy, 8, Who Died From Suspected Abuse

Family and friends of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy investigators say was beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend gathered Wednesday evening at an emotional memorial service in Sylmar.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/12/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

DCFS Details Prior Allegations Of Abuse In Case Of Deceased 8-Year-Old Palmdale Boy

Gabriel Fernandez had suffered a skull fracture, several broken ribs and severe burn marks over various spots of his body before he was hospitalized last month, according to the LA County Sheriff’s Department.

06/12/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Arraignment Postponed Again For Palmdale Couple Accused In Beating Death of Boy

Arraignment was postponed again Tuesday for a couple accused in the beating death of the woman’s 8-year-old son in Antelope Valley.

CBS2 / KCAL9–06/11/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in May after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

DCFS Director Says He Needs A Lot More Social Workers

Gabriel Fernandez died after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County DCFS.

06/05/2013

8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez (pictured), died in March after documents showed at least six complaints of child abuse and brutality were filed with Los Angeles County Department of Children and Family Services (DCFS). (credit: CBS)

More Details Emerge In Death Of Palmdale Boy, 8

More details emerged Friday in the case of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy who died last week after sustaining a massive skull fracture and other injuries in a case of suspected child abuse.

05/31/2013

Gabriel Fernandez was beaten to death. (credit: Facebook)

Documents Show DCFS Failed To Intervene In Palmdale Home Despite Multiple Abuse Allegations

New details are emerging in the case of an Antelope Valley woman accused along with her boyfriend of torturing and beating her 8-year-old son to death.

CBS2 / KCAL9–05/30/2013

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