Marchella Brett-Pierce weighed just 18 pounds when she was found dead in the family’s Bedford-Stuyvesant apartment in September 2010.
A recent report from the Advocates for Children group shows a steep drop in the number of reports of suspected child abuse and neglect substantiated by the Division of Youth and Family Services.
A mother accused of starving an 8-year-old girl to death remains held on $500,000 bail.
Vendette Ovilde was charged with aggravated manslaughter and child endangerment after allegedly starving her 8-year-old daughter to death.
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