Child Abuse Tragedy: Gabriel Fernandez - NBC Southern California

Updates on the investigation into the beating death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 07:45 PM PDT

Arraignment Postponed in Boy's Death

Arraignment Postponed in Boy's Death

Two former social workers and their supervisors were in court Thursday, but did not enter pleas to charges of child abuse and falsifying records involving the death of an 8-year-old Palmdale boy whose mother and...

Thursday, Apr 21, 2016 at 01:02 PM PDT

Accused Social Workers Appear in Court

Accused Social Workers Appear in Court

Four social workers charged in the death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez appear in court. Lolita Lopez reports for the NBC4 News at Noon on Thursday April 21, 2016.

Thursday, Apr 7, 2016 at 06:37 PM PDT

Social Workers Charged in Death of 8-Year-Old Boy

Social Workers Charged in Death of 8-Year-Old Boy

Four social workers have been charged with child abuse and falsifying public records in the death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez three years ago.

Tuesday, Jan 26, 2016 at 03:18 PM PST

DCFS Supervisor in Gabriel Fernandez Case Can Return to Work: Judge

DCFS Supervisor in Gabriel Fernandez Case Can Return to Work: Judge

An LA County Department of Children and Family Services supervisor who was fired in the wake of the torture death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez will be reinstated, a judge ruled Tuesday.

Thursday, Sep 10, 2015 at 06:21 PM PDT

Social Workers Undergo New Training Program

Social Workers Undergo New Training Program

A centralized location to train new social workers in Los Angeles County officially opened its doors on Thursday. It’s a child welfare system that came under intense scrutiny after the death of Gabriel...

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