Dad Kills Son With Hatchet, Was Under Investigation
Description:Safety was a priority for Mathew Hernandez’s mother who contacted Child Protective Services three weeks before her son was murdered.
She warned the boy’s father, Phillip Hernandez, had a history of violence and got abusive when high.
“Safety is a key priority in child protective services,” said Michelle Callejas, Deputy Director, CPS. “We deal with families everyday who have domestic violence issues, substance abuse issues mental health issues and we have a number of stories of success.”(2:06)