Alex Spourdalakis

Photo of Alex Spourdalakis.Name: Alex Spourdalakis.
Died: June 9, 2013.
Age at death: 14.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: River Grove, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Alex’s mother and caregiver tried to kill him with an overdose of painkillers; when that didn’t work, they stabbed him to death.

Perpetrator: Dorothy Spourdalakis (Mother); Jolanta Agatha Skrodzka (Godmother). Both charged with first-degree murder; pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, sentenced to 4 years; released immediately on credit for time served.

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