2 social workers charged with manslaughter in toddler’s death

636147889989810882-mich-child-neglect-111516DETROIT — Two Michigan social workers have been charged with involuntary manslaughter, child abuse and more in connection with the death last spring of a Detroit 3-year-old, the Wayne County Prosecutor’s Office announced Monday.

Elaina L. Brown, 24, and Kelly M. Williams, 47, both of Wayne County, Mich., were “grossly negligent and reckless in performing their duties” because they didn’t properly follow up after visiting Aaron Minor’s home and finding that there was inadequate food in the house, according to a news release from the prosecutor’s office.

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SOURCE: USA Today Online

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