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New Mexico Omaree Varela murdered by mother after Albuquerque police botched child abuse call

Discussion in 'Incidents of Police Abuse, Misconduct, Negligence' started by News Readers, Apr 12, 2014.

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    Perps: Officer Gil Vigil (fired), Officer Scott McMurrough (suspended)

    Victim: Omaree Varela

    Department: Albuquerque Police Department

    Location: Albuquerque, New Mexico

    Three additional APD officers are still under investigation: Sergeant Bruce Werley, Officer Jennifer Jara, supervisory Officer Natalie Sanchez

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    Albuquerque police officer Gil Vigil, fired

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    Albuquerque police officer Scott McMurrough, suspended​

    APD disciplines 3 officers in Omaree Varela investigation


    ALBUQUERQUE (KRQE) – Three more Albuquerque police officers have been disciplined for the Omaree Varela case. One is in trouble for not doing enough to help the boy more than a year before he was kicked to death by his mother, Synthia Varela-Casaus. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://krqe.com/2014/04/09/apd-disciplines-3-officers-in-omaree-varela-investigation/
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    3 more officers disciplined as result of investigation into handling of Omaree Varela case

    ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico — Three more Albuquerque police officers have been disciplined for their handling of a child abuse call involving 9-year-old Omaree Varela. The police department has issued letters of suspension to Officer Jennifer Jara and Lt. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/092668c074b4493b85ec372c2fc8d685/NM--Child-Death-Officers
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    Report by New Mexico official urges more services to prevent child abuse

    Children, Youth and Families Secretary Yolanda Berumen-Deines said a change in state law is critical if New Mexico is to prevent tragic cases such as the death of Omaree Varela, a 9-year-old Albuquerque boy who police say was kicked to death by his mother. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.lcsun-news.com/las_cruces-news/ci_25548612/report-by-new-mexico-official-urges-more-services
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    Albuquerque officer under investigation in Omaree Valera case on suspension

    New Mexico — An Albuquerque police officer under investigation for his handling of a child abuse call involving 9-year-old Omaree Varela has been suspended. KRQE-TV reports (http://bit.ly/PBbk4J) the police department issued Officer Scott McMurrough a ... (Query: Officer Scott McMurrough Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/2b4172b34ef041f89cd24600a6cd5ad6/NM--Child-Death-Officer-Suspended
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    Second officer who went to Omaree Varela's home suspended

    ANOTHER ALBUQUERQUE POLICE OFFICER DISCIPLINED FOR HOW THEY HANDLED A CALL TO 9-YEAR-OLD OMAREE VARELA'S HOUSE LAST SUMMER. ACTION 7 NEWS HAS LEARNED THAT OFFICER SCOTT MCMURROUGH HAS BEEN SUSPENDED. KOAT ACTION 7 NEWS REPORTER MEGAN CRUZ HAS REACTION FROM ... (Query: Officer Scott McMurrough Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.koat.com/news/new-mexico/albuquerque/second-officer-who-arrived-at-omaree-varelas-home-is-suspended/25343612
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    Second officer involved in Omaree 911 call suspended

    The Albuquerque Police Department’s union chief confirmed that Scott McMurrough is under suspension. Officers Gil Vigil and McMurrough arrived at the home of 9-year-old Omaree Varela last June ... KOB Eyewitness News 4 was told that the two officers ... (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3389864.shtml
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    Marchers descend upon state Capitol to raise awareness about child abuse

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Parents, advocates and others on Saturday descended upon the state Capitol for a march to raise awareness in the fi ght against child abuse as New Mexico embarks ... the tragic death of Omaree Varela, a 9- year- old Albuquerque ... (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    Report reviews child abuse epidemic in NM

    State lawmakers are taking a close look at the child abuse epidemic in New Mexico and what it's costing taxpayers ... focus on the issue since the tragic case of 9-year-old Omaree Varela. Albuquerque police say he was killed by his mother in December. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.kob.com/article/stories/s3396795.shtml
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    Two more APD officers discplined in connection with Omaree Varela case

    The Albuquerque Police Department fallout concerning how officers handled interactions with Omaree Varela and his family, continued with the suspension of two more officers — bringing to five the number of officers disciplined. According to APD Internal ... (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.abqjournal.com/381490/abqnewsseeker/two-more-apd-officers-discplined-in-connection-with-omaree-varela-case.html
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    New Mexico official appeals for law change to give state more authority in child abuse cases

    Children, Youth and Families Secretary Yolanda Berumen-Deines said a change in state law is critical if New Mexico is to prevent tragic cases such as the death of Omaree Varela, a 9-year-old Albuquerque boy who police say was kicked to death by his mother. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.therepublic.com/view/story/1736258d6d744567a6d78b03526d0123/NM--Child-Abuse
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    Report by New Mexico official urges more services to prevent child abuse

    Children, Youth and Families Secretary Yolanda Berumen-Deines said a change in state law is critical if New Mexico is to prevent tragic cases such as the death of Omaree Varela, a 9-year-old Albuquerque boy who police say was kicked to death by his mother. (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.scsun-news.com/ci_25548612
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    Report: More intervention programs needed to slow NM child abuse rate

    ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. — New Mexico’s child abuse rate has increased in recent ... changes to how the state responds to such situations. The death of 9-year-old Omaree Varela, who was allegedly kicked to death by his mother in December, has been a driving ... (Query: Omaree Varela Albuquerque New Mexico)

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    http://www.abqjournal.com/382773/news/report-more-intervention-programs-needed-to-slow-nm-child-abuse-rate.html
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