The head for child protective services in Dane County is disputing how the actions of their case workers were characterized in court records for a case where a toddler was killed on Madison’s west side.

MADISON, Wis. — The head for child protective services in Dane County is disputing how the actions of their case workers were characterized in court records for a case where a toddler was killed on Madison’s west side.

Marshawn Giles is accused of murder and child sexual assault, among other charges, in a child’s death where police said in court records that case workers had told them there wasn’t enough evidence to get a formal removal order for all three children in the home, including the toddler that died.

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