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State investigating CPS over Lawhorn case

Filed in Uncategorized By on September 4, 2014

GRAND RAPIDS, Mich. (WOOD) — The state has opened an internal investigation into how Children’s Protective Services handled the case of Jamarion Lawhorn, the 12-year-old who confessed to stabbing a 9-year-old boy to death in a Kentwood playground.

On Thursday, Michigan Department of Human Services Director Maura Corrigan said her office is conducting an internal investigation into CPS’s handling of the Lawhorn case.

“I am saddened by the playground tragedy in Kent County,” Corrigan said in a written statement. “Nothing can be worse than the death of a child. Read more»


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