A plea agreement was reached in the case of a mother whose child died after he was left in a hot car in a driveway.
The Department of Children and Families is considering a system of “rotating supervisors” after the death of an 11-month-old Kendall boy prompted a closer look at the agency and the protective investigator responsible for his case.
Tears flowed as the little boy who was about to turn one year old, was buried earlier this month in a Kendall cemetary. His name was Bryan Osceola and he was found dead in his family’s car that had been sitting in the hot Florida sun.
A DCF worker accused of allegedly falsifying documents after investigating a woman who has been charged with the death of her son after leaving him in the car resigned her position Thursday.
Wearing a red, “high profile” prisoner jumpsuit, Catalina Bruno wept uncontrollably in a Miami-Dade Courtroom Wednesday.
Shani Smith, the DCF worker facing termination for allegedly falsifying documents after investigating a woman who has been charged with killing her son after leaving him in the car, is denying the accusations against her.
The social worker assigned to investigate Catalina Bruno, the woman accused of killing her son after leaving him in the car, has been fired.
Social workers from the Department of Children and Families, according to reports, did not believe Catalina Bruno, the woman accused of killing her son after leaving him in the car last Thursday, endangered the life of her son, Bryan.
An attorney for the South Florida mother who was charged in the death of her infant son after he was left for hours in a hot car, said his client is sick and needs help.
The South Florida mother arrested in connection with the death of her son in West Miami-Dade appeared in bond court Saturday.