The 2-year-old died after being found unresponsive in a foster home.
Two children were found unresponsive inside in a home in Auburn on Saturday.
The couple thought the Massachusetts Department of Children and Families had blessed the youngster’s move south with them.
The Department of Children and Families was involved with the boy who was allegedly starved by his father.
A new report say workers for the state’s child welfare agency suffer from low morale, heavy caseloads and poor working conditions.
Erin Deveney was named to the post Tuesday by state Transportation Department Secretary Stephanie Pollack.
Massachusetts police are investigating the death of an 18-month old child who suffocated, apparently because of a home remedy for head lice involving mayonnaise and a plastic bag.
A child welfare specialist who led an outside examination of the embattled state Department of Children and Families has been named by Gov.-elect Charlie Baker to lead the agency.
Attorney General Martha Coakley is furious about the attack ad accusing her of enabling DCF incompetence.
Documents show a number of police calls to 23 St. Paul Street since 2000 where four children were found living in filth and neglect with the remains of three infants.