Carlotta Brett-Pierce Sentenced To Decades In Prison For Death Of Battered DaughterBrett-Pierce said she lacked the education, skill and money to care for an ailing child, but the judge did not want to hear it and gave her the maximum for murder.
Carlotta Brett-Pierce Convicted Of Murder In Death Of Battered Daughter Jurors deliberated less than an hour before finding Brett-Pierce guilty of the most serious charge in the death of her child, Marchella.
Boy, 6, Testifies In Death Of Sister, Marchella Pierce, Found Drugged, Starved & Beaten The brother of a NYC girl found drugged, beaten and starved testified Thursday in the murder case against their mother, saying his sister was rarely fed and was tied to the bed before her death.
Ex-ACS Worker Charged In Brooklyn Girl's Death Speaks OutThe supervisor at the Administration for Children’s Services who was charged in connection with the death of a starved and beaten 4-year-old girl is speaking out.
ACS Head Gets Support From Mayor Bloomberg"I don't know if the charges are true but I have 100 percent confidence in John Mattingly. This city is so lucky to have him," Mayor Michael Bloomberg said.
ACS Sees First Prosecution Of Case Workers In NYCFormer workers Chereece Bell and Damon Adams were charged with criminally negligent homicide.
Child Welfare Workers Charged In Brooklyn 4-Year-Old's DeathMonths after a Brooklyn mother (pictured) was indicted in the death of her emaciated 4-year-old daughter two former child welfare workers have been charged with criminally negligent homicide and official misconduct.
Murder Charges For Mom In Gaunt NYC Girl's DeathCarlotta Brett-Pierce had already been jailed on charges of assault, endangering the welfare of a child and drug possession.
M.E. Rules Brooklyn Girl's Death A Homicide
City Spent $11 Million On Provider For Dead Girl
Death Of Brooklyn girl, 4, Prompts Grand Jury Review
Brooklyn Child's Death Leads to Agency Probe NYC's child welfare agency and outside care providers responsible for monitoring a 4-year-old girl found dead in her home last month are being criminally investigated.
ACS Admits Mistakes In Case Of Dead GirlACS Commissioner John Mattingly testified before the City Council. He said the documentation in the case was insufficient and home visits were inadequate.
Public Advocate Investigates Brooklyn Girl's DeathAmong other things, Public Advocate Bill de Blasio wants to know whether a decision to reduce family services contributed to the Sept. 2 death of Marchella Pierce.
NY Prosecutors: Mom Of Dead Girl, 4, Beat HerThe mother of a 4-year-old girl found dead in her home beat the girl with a belt and box, prosecutors charged Saturday at the woman's arraignment in Brooklyn.