City official say there was no open case on South Philly child who starved to death

    As the investigation into the death of Khalil Wimes continues, Mayor Michael Nutter has said the city’s Department of Human Services did not have an open case on Wimes and his family.

    Wimes, 6, died of blunt force drama and malnutrition in his parents’ care.
    Family members have questioned why the boy was allowed to return to his parents’ South Philadelphia home.

    CBS3 reports Nutter was quick to put down questions about the department’s role in Wimes’ care. Wimes’ parents have been charged with his death.

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