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Suspicious Death Reports Sent to Wrong Email Address

A a prosecutor’s office in New York failed to follow up on nine reports of suspicious deaths of developmentally disabled people that were in state care in recent years. The reason: the claims were sent to the wrong email address. The reports were sent to an assistant prosecutor’s personal email address, which had been abandoned. In response, the Justice Center has updated its email list and has implemented a new policy of checks and balances. This will entail sending reports directly to a county's top prosecutor, ccing another person and following up with a phone call.

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