Andrea Ruth

Portrait photo of Andrea Ruth.Name: Andrea Ruth.
Died: November 24, 2012.
Age at death: 12.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Nashville, Tennessee, USA.
Disability: Multiple medical problems.

Andrea had been neglected so badly that her legs were scheduled to be amputated because of gangrene. However, her father did not take her for surgery and did not take her to the doctor. She eventually died of blood poisoning.

Perpetrator: Errol Johnson (Father), convicted of criminally negligent homicide and aggravated child neglect. Raven Ruth (Mother), and Chasara Jones (Health care worker), charged with first-degree murder.

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