Died: July 15, 2015.
Age at death: 3 days.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Chongming, Shanghai, China.
Disability: Cleft lip.
This newborn boy, who may not have been given a name, was killed by his grandfather because he had a cleft lip. His grandfather went to a doctor to get potassium chloride and instructions on how to use it, and then injected the substance into the newborn boy’s head, killing him.
Perpetrator: The baby’s grandfather, surnamed Peng, sentenced to seven years; a doctor surnamed Zhu, who supplied the potassium chloride, sentenced to five years.