Name: Anayah Navaeh Williams.
Died: March 15, 2014.
Age at death: 1.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Frederick, Maryland, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy.
Anayah was badly injured from one of her father’s beatings, and her mother did not call for help because her father said Child Protective Services would get involved. Anayah died from her injuries.
There is some evidence that Anayah’s cerebral palsy was actually caused by her father, who hit her when she was an infant, causing a skull fracture.
Perpetrator: Frankie Williams (Father), pleaded guilty to first-degree murder and child abuse, sentenced to life in prison; Stephanie Ramirez Williams (Mother), pled no contest to first-degree child abuse resulting in death; sentenced to 20 years.