Audit- Causey-Gomez, Benjamin, Francis

Human Services Commissioner Kimberley Causey-Gomez, center, was joined by Assistant Commissioner Carla Benjamin, left, and Director of Strategic Operations and Planning Michelle Francis during a media briefing Wednesday at Government House on St. Croix. The briefing was held to address the case of Aaron Benjamin Jr., 4, who died after a reported pattern of abuse.

ST. CROIX — After several months of silence, the Human Services Department shared the results of an internal departmental audit into the death of 4-year-old Aaron Benjamin Jr.

Aaron died on Oct. 11, despite his father alerting the department of a pattern of abuse.

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