Monday, October 13, 2008

Danieal Kelly update

Philadelphia, PA - Two more municipal employees will be fired for their roles in the death by starvation of 14-year-old Danieal Kelly, LD News reported on Saturday. It also reported that one other employee has retired and a fourth has resigned. Nine people face criminal charges in the case.

As reported by FRIDA in earlier posts, Danieal Kelly, age 14, had cerebral palsy, and died in 2006 from starvation and neglect. Her mother, Andrea Kelly, 39, has been charged with her murder, and her father, Daniel Kelly, has been charged with child endangerment.

For earlier reports, see:

Parents charged in starvation death sue Philly
A Timeline of Neglect
9 charged in starvation death of teen