Chance Vanderpool

Photo of Chance Vanderpool, a toddler boy wearing a plaid shirt. He has fair skin and light blond hair.Name: Chance Vanderpool.
Died: November 22, 2016.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Glen St. Mary, Florida, USA.
Disability: Autism.

After being subjected to chronic abuse, Chance was finally beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend.

Perpetrator: Jonathan Register (Mother’s boyfriend), arrested, charged with aggravated child abuse and aggravated battery.

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Andreas Headland

Photo of Andreas Headland, a smiling blond baby boy in a black and white onesie. He is outdoors and squinting in the sun.Name: Andreas Headland.
Died: October 20, 2016.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Multiple murder.
Location: Perth, Western Australia, Australia.
Disability: Congenital dyserythropoietic anemia.

Andreas and his five-year-old sister Zaraiyah-Lily were both murdered by their father.

Perpetrator: Jason Craig Headland (Father), charged with murder.

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Leslie Ramirez

Photo of Leslie Ramirez. She is a small girl with tan skin and dark brown hair pulled into two ponytails.Name: Leslie Ramirez.
Died: August 29, 2016.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Durham, North Carolina, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Leslie’s mother left her in the family van at 3 p.m. on a summer day. At 7 p.m., Leslie’s father returned home to find her still in the van four hours later. She was dead.

Perpetrator: Rene Ramirez (Mother), charged with involuntary manslaughter and felony child abuse/neglect.

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Princeton Holloway

Photo of Princeton Holloway, a toddler boy with tan skin and dark curly hair, photographed from above and looking up at the camera.Name: Princeton Holloway.
Died: August 6, 2016.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Youngtown, Arizona, USA.
Disability: Special needs (Intellectual disability?).

Princeton had three older brothers, ages 17, 16, and 4, and an older sister, age 9.

Princeton was thrown down the stairs by his 16-year-old brother, who then got a knife and began stabbing him. His 9-year-old sister came to his aid, but was hurt trying to protect him.

Princeton’s 17-year-old brother managed to escape carrying his injured 9-year-old sister and 4-year-old brother, but had to leave Princeton’s body behind with the killer.

Perpetrator: Shae Edward Holloway (Brother), charged with murder as an adult.

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Rifat Mohammed

No PhotoName: Rifat Mohammed.
Died: July 6, 2016.
Age at death: 3 months.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Poplar, East London, England, UK.
Disability: Symbrachydactyly.

Rifat died from abuse inflicted by his parents because he had a “deformed hand”. He had shattered ribs and legs and a broken spine, and died from a head injury consistent with shaken baby syndrome.

Perpetrator: Mohammed Miah (Father), convicted of murder and causing suffering; Rebeka Nazmin (Mother), convicted of allowing Rifat’s death and causing suffering.

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Kira Friedman

Photo of Kira Friedman. She is a toddler with straight brown hair and tan skin. She is barefoot, wearing a fancy white dress.Name: Kira Rain “Ziigwani-diindiisi” Friedman.
Died: June 5, 2016.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bemidiji, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Developmental delay.

When Kira soiled herself, her foster father put her into an 18-gallon tub in the shower, turned the shower on, and left. The tub filled with water and Kira, who could not escape the tub, drowned.

Perpetrator: Nathan Jackson Sr. (Foster father), charged with manslaughter and second-degree murder.

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Jazmine Walker

Photo of Jazmine Walker, a small infant with dark skin and curly black hair. She is wearing a pink headband and dress, and is sucking her thumb.Name: Jazmine Walker.
Died: May 25, 2016.
Age at death: 6 months.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Harvey, Illinios, USA.
Disability: Spina bifida; 8 weeks premature.

Jazmine’s mother starved and neglected her; she died weighing 4.8 pounds.

Perpetrator: Chequita D. Bell (Mother), charged with child endangerment.

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Jose Castillo-Cisneros

Photo of Pepe Castillo-Cisneros. He is a toddler boy with tan skin and dark brown hair, and is smiling widely with his mouth open.Name: Jose “Pepe” Castillo-Cisneros.
Died: May 23, 2016.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Battle Ground, Oregon, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Pepe was beaten and stabbed to death by his mother’s boyfriend because he cried about a movie he didn’t want to watch.

Perpetrator: Ricardo Gutierrez (Mother’s boyfriend), charged with murder.

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Whitney Chilumpha

No PhotoName: Whitney Chilumpha.
Died: April 4, 2016; body found April 13, 2016.
Age at death: 23 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Chiziya village, Malawi.
Disability: Albinism.

Whitney was kidnapped from her bed; some days later, her body was found. She had been murdered and dismembered, her body parts sold for ritual magic.

Perpetrator: Five men arrested, including Whitney’s father.

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Emily Perrin

Photo of Emily Perrin, a small blonde girl sitting on a bed. She is wearing a light blue dress and holding a doll wearing a matching blue dress.Name: Emily Rose Perrin.
Died: April 10, 2016.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Dupo, St. Louis, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Cystic fibrosis.

Emily was a pre-kindergarten student a day short of her fifth birthday when her mother smothered her.

Perpetrator: Mary Lockett (Mother).

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