Hannah Davenport

Photo of Hannah Davenport, a girl in a bright pink shirt, wearing a bright pink hairbow in her short brown hair.Name: Hannah Davenport.
Died: January 29, 2005.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Anderson, Missouri, USA.
Disability: Ectopic anus.

Details:
Hannah’s mother starved her to death.

Perpetrator: Karen Davenport (Mother), found guilty of second degree involuntary manslaughter, fined $5000.

Source: Hannah Renee Davenport

Davontae Williams

A photo of a boy, looking at the camera but not smiling. The angle suggests that it is a selfie.Name: Davontae Marcel Williams.
Died: July 26, 2004.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Arlington, Texas, USA.
Disability: Developmental disabilities due to prematurity.

Details:
Davontae was neglected by his mother and her girlfriend. Weakened by malnutrition, he died of pneumonia.

Perpetrator: Marcella Williams (Mother), pled guilty to murder, sentenced to life; Lisa Ann Coleman (Mother’s girlfriend), convicted of murder, sentenced to death.

Source: Davontae Marcel Williams

Scott Olsen

No PhotoName: Scott Olsen.
Died: December 7, 2003.
Age at death: 29.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Blind and quadriplegic after brain injury.

Details:
Scott’s sister deliberately starved him to death.

Perpetrator: Kimberly Loebig (Sister); pled guilty to involuntary manslaughter; sentenced to 60 days in prison.

Source: Sis Charged In Brother Starve Case

Molly Holt

Photo of Molly Holt, a girl with straight brown hair, cut into bangs and tied back. She is smiling slightly.Name: Molly Holt.
Died: November 10, 2003.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Clarksville, Arkansas, USA.
Disability: Mentally challenged/behaviorally challenged.

Details:
Molly’s parents chained her to her bed at night. When the house caught on fire, she burned to death.

Perpetrator: Lloyd Holt (Father), negligent homicide and false imprisonment, one year in jail; and Teresa Dick (Mother), false imprisonment and manslaughter, 14 years in prison.

Source: Girl Chained To Bed Dies In Fire

Eric Bland

No PhotoName: Eric Bland.
Died: February 24, 2003.
Age at death: 38.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Rialto, California, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Eric’s sister and her boyfriend starved him to death.

Perpetrator: Delores Johnson (Sister); sentenced to 15 years to life. Willie Brown (Sister’s boyfriend); sentenced to 18 years.

Source: Rialto woman sentenced in kin’s death

Christopher Forder

Photo of Christopher Forder.Name: Christopher Forder.
Died: November 22, 2002.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Medical Neglect.
Location: Seabeck, Washington, USA.
Disability: Reactive attachment disorder.

Details:
Christopher died of untreated pneumonia. He had been beaten and starved by his adoptive mother.

Perpetrator: Kimberly Ann Forder (Adoptive mother), sentenced to 27 months in prison.

Source: Christopher Forder

Brahim Dukes

No PhotoName: Brahim Dukes.
Died: December 29, 2001.
Age at death: 18.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
When Brahim’s father was jailed for unpaid traffic tickets, he was left with his stepmother, who did not care for him. Brahim starved to death.

Perpetrator: Audrey McDaniels (Stepmother); convicted of third degree murder; conviction was later reversed and she was released.

Source: Audrey McDaniels v. Winstead, et al.

Amanda Bates

A temporary plaque marking a grave: "Amanda Lois Bates, 1987-2001."Name: Amanda Bates.
Died: February 5, 2001.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Medical neglect.
Location: Grand Junction, Colorado, USA.
Disability: Juvenile diabetes.

Details:
Amanda’s juvenile diabetes was left untreated. She died of a combination of diabetic ketoacidosis and a gangrenous infection.

Perpetrator: Colleen and Randy Bates (Parents), pleaded guilty to negligent homicide, given 20 years of probation.

Source: Amanda Bates

Tausha Lanham

A photo of Tausha Lanham, a toddler with fine ginger hair.Name: Tausha Lee Lanham.
Died: April 19, 1998.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Burgettstown, Washington County, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Prematurity, developmental delays.

Details:
Tausha’s mother kept her restrained and starved her to death. She was seven years old, but weighed less than twelve pounds, when she died.

Perpetrator: Michelle Tharp (Mother), first-degree murder, death sentence.

Source: Under a rock, near some water
Michelle Tharp’s attorneys say she should not face death for starving daughter
Michelle Tharp | Murderpedia, the encyclopedia of murderers

Christina Corrigan

Portrait photo of Christina Corrigan.Name: Christina Corrigan.
Died: November 19, 1996.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: El Cerrito, California, USA.
Disability: Mobility impairment due to obesity; possible Prader-Willi syndrome.

Details:
Because Christina was gaining weight, her mother took her out of school. Her mother left her on the living room floor and did not take her to see a doctor. Christina gained so much weight that she could not walk, and died from heart failure. She had been badly neglected and was covered with bedsores.

Perpetrator: Marlene Corrigan (Mother), convicted of misdemeanor child abuse, sentenced to 3 years probation.

Source: Christina Corrigan
Bedsores Covered 680-Pound Girl, Expert Says