State to pay $1.7 million after foster family killed

Oregon

Police have said Donya Adams' foster son shot and killed her and her daughter

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PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) – The state of Oregon has agreed to pay $1.7 million to settle claims that the Department of Human Services was partly at fault for the 2017 murders involving a foster family.

The Oregonian/OregonLive reports the state’s settlement with the family of Donya Adams and her adult daughter Amory Adams was disclosed Nov. 22 in court filings.

Police have said Donya Adams’ 16-year-old foster son shot and killed her and her daughter, as well as his 10-year-old biological sister who was being fostered by the same family.

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