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State of Ohio has no reports of abuse against Aniya Day

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services tells WKYC it never got any of the 14 reports of abuse of Aniya Day.

14 separate instances of abuse were reported to have been inflicted upon 4-year-old Aniya Day, dating back to 2015.

Eventually, Aniya Day died of a stroke due to blunt impacts to her head.

Now the state of Ohio is looking into whether those day care workers properly reported those injuries.

The Ohio Department of Job and Family Services tells WKYC it never got any reports from the day care.

"We have no record of being contacted about the alleged abuse concerning Aniya Day-Garrett, but our child care licensing specialists visited Harbor Crest Childcare Academy last week, after we learned of this tragedy, to investigate if the center reported their suspicions of abuse to the local public children service agency, as required. Their report is not yet complete, but if the allegations are substantiated, the report will be posted at childcaresearch.ohio.gov."

The Investigator | Reports show troubled history of abuse leading to Aniya Day's death

Workers detailed 14 instances of abuse in a Euclid police report in last year:

The reports allege:

September 2015 – A bruised face; looked like a hand print.

October 22, 2015 - Another bruised faced which daycare workers say left Aniya in tears all day long.

More came in 2016.

September 12, 2016 - Bruises to her face, eye and arm.

September 21, 2016 – More bruises to her face and eyes.

October 25, 2016 - Bump on the head; Aniya crying.

December 1, 2016 - A bruised eye; Aniya said her mother had hit her.

December 2, 2016 - More bruises and cries that her mother was abusing her.

December 6, 2016 - Left elbow scar. again, Aniya said her mother hit her.

December 27, 2016 - Forehead bruise. More claims of abuse by her mother.

And the abuse reports continued last year.

January 18, 2017 - More facial injuries.

February 10, 2017 - Another black eye; Aniya blames mother.

March 14, 2017 - A busted lip.

May 15, 2017 - A nose injury.

May 18, 2017 - More head injuries and dried blood.

Cuyahoga County Children's Services also met with the family three times last year. They're now doing an internal review of Aniya's case.

Aniya's mother and her mother's boyfriend are charged with killing her.

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