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

Friday, Nov 14, 2014 at 03:02 AM PST

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

"Lack of Progress" on Child Safety in LA County

A prominent expert has claimed there has been a lack of progress on child safety in Los Angeles County in the months following a scathing report from a Blue-Ribbon Commission on Child Protection.

Wednesday, Dec 3, 2014 at 08:10 PM PST

Hearing Delayed in Gabriel Fernandez Slaying Case

Hearing Delayed in Gabriel Fernandez Slaying Case

A pretrial hearing for a Palmdale couple charged in the fatal beating of the woman's 8-year-old son, Gabriel Fernandez, was delayed until Feb. 11.

Thursday, Oct 30, 2014 at 09:55 PM PDT

Defendant in Gabriel Fernandez Death Refuses Plea Deal

Defendant in Gabriel Fernandez Death Refuses Plea Deal

A man accused in the beating and torture death of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez has decided not to take a plea deal to murder charges, according to sources close to the case.

Thursday, Oct 23, 2014 at 06:14 AM PDT

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

Plea Deal in Torture Death of Gabriel Fernandez: Sources

The mother of 8-year-old Gabriel Fernandez and her then-boyfriend will plead guilty to murder and torture charges in the boy's death, sparing them the death penalty, two sources confirmed to NBC4 on Wednesday.

Wednesday, Aug 20, 2014 at 09:41 AM PDT

Court Docs Describe Torture of Gabriel Fernandez, 8

Court Docs Describe Torture of Gabriel Fernandez, 8

The fatal beating Gabriel Fernandez took on May 22, 2013 in a Palmdale apartment is just part of what could be described as a living nightmare for the little boy, that according to grand jury transcripts...

Tuesday, Jun 10, 2014 at 11:58 PM PDT

Office Approved to Monitor Child Welfare System

Office Approved to Monitor Child Welfare System

The Los Angeles County Board of Supervisors approved the formation of an independent Office of Child Protection on Monday to reform the county's troubled child welfare system.

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