Fresno County's Child Protective Services Will Stand Trial
December 2008, 10-year-old Seth Ireland was sent to the hospital after his mother's boyfriend punched and kicked him repeatedly. Seth died about a week later. Authorities say just days before Seth's death, his mother and her boyfriend asked authorities to take Seth and his half-brother to protective custody. They were denied. Lebaron Vaughn was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison for beating Seth to death. Seth's mother, Renae Ireland was sentenced to six years for child endangerment.