Cops probe handling of NY boy's abuse calls

This photo provided by the Buffalo Police Department shows Ali Mohamud, 40, of Buffalo, N.Y. Mohamud pleaded not guilty on Wednesday, April 18, 2012, in the beating death of his 10-year-old stepson, who was found bound and gagged in the family's basement when police responded to a call about a missing child. Mohamud was charged late Tuesday after being interviewed by investigators following the discovery of Abdifatah Mohamud's body. (AP Photo/Buffalo Police Department)

April 26, 2012 8:12:34 AM PDT
A 10-year-old boy in upstate New York called 911 to report abuse by his step-father a year before he was found beaten to death in his family's basement, and now the Buffalo Police Department is investigating how officers handled the calls.