A Pennsylvania prosecutor says the staff at a Coatesville elementary school visited an outdated address while checking on the long-absent brother of a 3-year-old boy who was later beaten to death.
Chester County First Assistant District Attorney Michael Noone said Wednesday that the Coatesville Area district's files weren't updated to reflect a mid-October move.
Superintendent Cathy Taschner says staff followed protocols and made multiple, unsuccessful attempts to contact the boys' parents by telephone, in writing and by visiting an address on file.
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The district says it relies on parents to provide up-to-date contact information.
Taschner ordered an internal review after prosecutors said 3-year-old Scott McMillan's 6-year-old brother missed kindergarten for the two weeks before Scott's Nov. 4 death.
The boys' mother and her boyfriend are jailed on abuse and murder charges.