Omaree Varela

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Stepfather Of Boy Allegedly Killed By Mother Arrested On Drug Charges

The stepfather of an Albuquerque boy who was allegedly kicked to death by his mother has been arrested on drug possession charges.

03/10/2014

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Groups Say Cops Failed Boy Who Died After Trying To Get Help Following Reported Abuse

African-American community and civil-rights groups are calling for action in the wake of reports that authorities didn’t adequately respond to previous signs of trouble involving the family of a 9-year-old boy who died in December.

02/10/2014

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Police: Boy Killed By Mom Called 911 For Help 6 Months Prior

Albuquerque Mayor Richard Berry says a task force of experts will scrutinize circumstances surrounding the death of a 9-year-old boy.

02/07/2014

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