Died: February 19, 2018.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Seoul, South Korea.
Disability: Developmental disability, speech delay.
This five-year-old girl’s mother strangled her while doing an exorcism ritual to try to cure the developmental disability that was causing her daughter’s speech delay.
Perpetrator: Her mother, surnamed Choi, age 37, arrested on suspicion of murder.