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Contact: Chris Case, (360) 902-7892, (360) 485-8234, chris.case@dshs.wa.gov
March 25, 2013
Jury unable to reach a verdict in DSHS custody case

SEATTLE: A King County jury today was unable to reach a verdict on allegations that the Washington Department of Social and Health Services had been negligent in the placement of a child in the agency’s custody more than four years ago. The suit against DSHS was brought on behalf of the now seven-year old child.

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