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In Loving Memory of Krystal Who Died While in Foster Care Aged 12 Years Old

on Fri, 05/10/2013 - 17:38
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In Loving Memory of Krystal Who Died While in Foster Care Aged 12 Years Old

Young suicide victim 'let down' by CYF

A 12-year-old girl who killed herself while in foster care was let down by Child, Youth and Family, who failed to provide the support she needed, a coroner has ruled.

The child, Krystal, whose last name is permanently suppressed, was found dead in her bedroom by her seven-year-old sister at her Auckland foster home in 2008.

A Coroner's finding released today said Krystal took her own life after being sent to her room for fighting.

Her caregiver, who had been looking after the girls for just three weeks, was not properly informed of the child's

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Child Safety took my boy away and they gave him back to me dead

on Sat, 04/20/2013 - 14:53
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 Child Safety took my boy away and they gave him back to me dead

LOOKING FOR ANSWERS: Michael Borusiewicz with his son Luke who died whilst in foster care.

SHE was tired, her medication sent her into a deep sleep and while she was unaware of what was happening, a little boy in her care died.

Note: This is the first of many blatant lies from coroner Kevin Priestly. It says in my police statement I rang the house five minutes after Luke recieved his fatal injury and the foster carer informed me that "He's banged his head and gone to bed." I asked her to check on him and he wasn't checked on til I rang back six hours later, and she finally checked on him.

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Foster child died of highly treatable chest infection

on Fri, 03/16/2012 - 18:09
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A three-year-old child in foster care died from a highly treatable chest infection, a coroner's inquest heard Tuesday.

"He would have had a very good chance of survival," forensic pathologist Dr. Elizabeth Brooks-Lim testified. The chances of surviving such an infection are 90 to 95 per cent with medical treatment, she said, adding antibiotics would normally take care of it.

But the illness in APG, who can only be identified by initials, went undetected. He was found dead in his crib at a Pense foster home on Dec. 17, 2009.

APG and his younger sister came into