Murder victim McAnaspie to be buried today

The funeral of murdered teenager Daniel McAnaspie - who died while in the care of the HSE - will take place today.

The funeral of murdered teenager Daniel McAnaspie - who died while in the care of the HSE - will take place today.

Meanwhile, it has emerged some children in State care have not been visited by a social worker for up to ten years or more.

The report - to be published by the Health Information Quality Authority later this year - also reveals more than 500 child protection and welfare concerns regarding children in foster care were never addressed or resolved by social work teams.

Seventeen-year-old Daniel Mc Anaspie - from Finglas in Dublin - disappeared from State care on February 26.

He was last seen alive in the Whitestown area of Blanchardstown - and was found dead three months later.

He had been stabbed six times and his body dumped in a drain in Rathfeigh in County Meath.

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