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    Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

    Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.

    Fort Worth police Sgt. Joe Loughman said Wednesday investigators believe 32-year-old Ronald Parra shot and killed 45-year-old Melinda Mercado, 4-year-old Alyssa Parra and 23-month-old Michael Parra before turning the gun on himself. Parra’s wife found their bodies Monday in the family home in northern Fort Worth.
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    And this guy got a job with Child Protective Services? Only in Texas.

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    Re: Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

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    Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

    FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) — The man whom officials say shot and killed his young children and his sister-in-law before shooting himself had just taken a job with Child Protective Services and was in training to be a CPS investigator.

    Fort Worth police Sgt. Joe Loughman said Wednesday investigators believe 32-year-old Ronald Parra shot and killed 45-year-old Melinda Mercado, 4-year-old Alyssa Parra and 23-month-old Michael Parra before turning the gun on himself. Parra’s wife found their bodies Monday in the family home in northern Fort Worth.
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    And this guy got a job with Child Protective Services? Only in Texas.

    'The stars at night are big & bright,'
    I think its safe to say that CPS has more than a few bad apples across the US, and not just Texas.

    Social workers charged with child abuse in case involving torture and killing of Gabriel Fernandez, 8 - Los Angeles Times

    Children's Protective Services worker faces child sex assault charges

    Child Protective Services worker accused of smoking meth with 14-year-old son | Crime Reports | wdrb.com

    Texas CPS worker charged with soliciting children for sex | Fort Worth Star-Telegram

    https://www.wsaz.com/content/news/Tr...488335541.html

    https://www.clickondetroit.com/news/...idge-apartment

    Unfortunately, many see the "Child Protective Services" as some kind of instant credibility label that places people above reproach....if anything, we need to vet these people that much harder when they are supposed to be entrusted with protecting children.

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    Re: Police: Texas man fatally shot his children, sister-in-law

    A horrific crime and story. So very tragic.

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