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TPD, CPS had previous contact with Barreras family

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The couple arrested for the death of their 3-year-old son, whose remains were discovered at a vacant home, had previous run-ins with law enforcement.

Raquel and Martin Barreras have a 19-year-old daughter and three other children between the ages of 4 and 12 who are now in state care.

Tucson Police say they had been to the Barreras home before, looking into reports that the older children had not been in school.

According to police, Child Protective Services had previous contact with the family and had removed the children from the home in the past.

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