Thursday, July 30, 2009

Khayzier Lived at St. Paul's

Times-Union: Pain, questions after death
A day after boy is killed by police vehicle, questions arise about how it happened, supervision issues

TROY – The life of Khayzier Pugh fit the pattern of a child at risk.

Both his parents were in state prison. He lived with his aunt in a homeless shelter in the city of Rensselaer.
The child had been staying with his aunt, Tonia Pugh, at the St. Paul's Center, a center for homeless women in Rensselaer, said David Rossetti, the center's executive director.
"He was just your average 5-year-old kid," Rossetti said. "He loved life and doing daily things that kids like to do."

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