Season 21, Episode 10 The Taking of Logan Marr
First Aired: January 30, 2003
Part 1 of a two-part probe of Maine's child-protective services explores reasons why a 5-year-old died in foster care in January 2001. Logan Marr and her younger sister Bailey were taken from their mother, Christy, by the state Department of Human Services, despite a lack of evidence of abuse, and placed in the home of DHS caseworker Sally Schofield, where Logan died. Marr and Schofield are interviewed throughout the hour, which looks at why Marr lost custody of her daughters, and follows her efforts to get them back. It also traces what happened to Schofield, who was convicted of manslaughter in the case.
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- Premiered: January 1, 1983
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