Monday, October 20, 2014

Brooklyn BP Eric Adams to Call for Investigation Re Beating Death of Jaida Torres

Brooklyn Borough President Eric Adams is set today to call for an investigation by the New York City Department of Homeless Services (DHS) regarding the tragic assault and death of 3-year-old Jaida Torres.

Jaida was beaten by her stepfather, as was her 5-year-old brother Andrew who attempted to intervene in the attack, says the BP.

Jaida was pronounced DOA upon arrival at Wyckoff Heights Medical Center Emergency Room. The Torres' residence is a DHS family shelter located at 38 Cooper Street.

BP Adams will be joined this aafternoon by his special counsel Ama Dwimoh, former head of the Brooklyn District Attorney's Crimes Against Children Bureau.

Sadly, October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month.

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