HHarlem Man Indicted In Beating Death of 6 Year Old Zymere Perkins

A Manhattan grand jury indicted a Harlem man in connection with the beating death of his girlfriend’s 6-year-old son. Continue Reading →

Boyfriend Of Killed Harlem 6-Year-Old’s Mother Could Face Homicide Charges

The Manhattan District Attorney’s office presented homicide charges against 42-year-old Rysheim Smith — the live-in boyfriend of killed Harlem 6-year-old Zymere Perkins’ mother — to a grand jury this week, a spokeswoman for the DA’s office confirmed to Patch. Continue Reading →

Harlem’s Little Zymere Perkins’ Death Ruled A Homicide

zymere-from-harlemThe city Medical Examiner has ruled that the 6-year-old Harlem boy who died Sept. 26 was murdered, and his death was caused by fatal child abuse syndrome. Continue Reading →

City Announces Immediate Reforms In Wake of 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy’s Death

bill-de-blasio-in-caseMayor Bill de Blasio delivered a powerful statement at a press conference to announce immediate reforms to the Administration of Children’s Services following the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins: “The buck stops here.” Continue Reading →

Children’s Services To Be Investigated After Death Of 6-Year-Old Harlem Boy

nypd-badge1New York City Comptroller Scott Stringer announced that his office will conduct a follow-up investigation on the Administration for Children’s Services following the death of 6-year-old Zymere Perkins in Harlem. Continue Reading →

Gov. Cuomo Announces State Probe Into Harlem’s Zymere Perkins Death

zymere-from-harlemGov. Cuomo took aim at the city’s child protective agency Thursday as he announced a state probe into the broomstick beating death of a 6-year-old Harlem boy. Continue Reading →

Mother, Boyfriend Charged In Death Of 6-year-old Harlem Boy (Update)

murdered-in-harlemThe NYPD arrested a mother and her boyfriend in the death of her 6-year-old boy Tuesday after he died and was found with bruises and a head injury a day earlier, police said. Continue Reading →

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