Cherokee County jail investigations by SBI go to district attorney who says she’s working with other prosecutorial agencies on the two cases.
District attorney paid visit to the US Attorney’s Office the same day Carolina Public Press reported on massive document shredding at Cherokee County DSS.
Cherokee County officials deny knowledge of payback. NC DHHS says its communications about costly errors with troubled DSS agency took place by phone.
CPP lead investigative reporter Kate Martin talks about the results of a records request regarding NC DHHS involvement with Cherokee County DSS.
SBI had filed a report on its investigation of unlawful DSS seizures of children. Agents may be looking at issues that have emerged in recent months.