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Child Fatality ReportAL-19-017FINALPage 1 of 13Report Identification Number: AL-19-017Prepared by: New York State Office of Children & Family ServicesIssue Date: Oct 24, 2019This report, prepared pursuant to section 20(5) of the Social Services Law (SSL), concerns: A report made to the New York Statewide Central Register of Child Abuse and Maltreatment (SCR) involving the death of a child. The death of a child for whom child protective services has an open case. The death of a child whose care and custody or custody and guardianship has been transferred to an authorized agency. The death of a child for whom the local department of social services has an open preventive service case.The Office of Children and Family Services (OCFS) is mandated by section 20 of the SSL to investigate or cause for the investigation of the cause and circumstances surrounding the death, review such investigation, and prepare and issue a fatality report in regard to the categories of deaths noted above invol...