DCYF investigating near-death of a Central Falls toddler

The Department of Children, Youth, and Families in Providence. (WLNE)

CENTRAL FALLS, R.I. (WLNE) – The Department of Children, Youth and Families is investigating the near-death of a toddler in Central Falls.

The incident occurred on April 30. DCYF said in a statement that while they were conducting an investigation into the family, the child was found suffering from “clear” neglect that almost caused their death.

The family had no previous involvement with DCYF.

This is an ongoing investigation. There has been no information regarding arrests or charges.

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