The horrid nature of Marchella Pierce’s death produced four arrests. This week, Charles J. Hynes, the Brooklyn district attorney, is convening a grand jury to explore what he called “evidence of alleged systemic failures” in New York City’s child welfare agency, which had monitored the girl’s family.
- Child Welfare Workers Charged In Death Of Brooklyn Girl Marchella Pierce (newyork.cbslocal.com)
- Child Welfare Worker and Supervisor Charged in 4-Year-Old’s Death (nytimes.com)
- DC CFSA Overlooks Abuse in Ward 3
- Children Falling Through the Cracks of Ward 3 (Washington Examiner)