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Despite New Expert Reports Brought Forth by Boy’s Mother, Coronado Police Department Will Not Reopen Investigation into Max Shacknai’s Death

Dina Shacknai Vows to Find Justice for her Son

Scottsdale, Ariz. (September 10, 2012) – The Coronado Police Department (COPD) has refused to reopen the investigation into the death of six-year-old Maxfield Shacknai who died tragically on July 16, 2011 after allegedly falling over a second-story stairway railing inside his father Jonah Shacknai’s Coronado mansion. The decision comes after the boy’s mother, Dina Shacknai, presented the COPD with reports from independent experts refuting the department’s accidental death ruling.

Nonprofit Maxie’s H.O.U.S.E. Officially Announced as Vital Resource for Children Living in Blended Families

Scottsdale, Ariz. (July 16, 2012) – One year after the tragic death of her son, Max, Dr. Dina Shacknai announced the formation of Maxie’s H.O.U.S.E., a nonprofit foundation focused on the protection of children in blended households. At a press conference earlier today, Shacknai and members of the nonprofit’s board discussed the importance of Maxie’s H.O.U.S.E. and its mission.