Angel Goodwin

Photo of Angel Goodwin.Name: Angel Goodwin.
Died: May 5, 2015.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse or murder.
Location: Wheat Ridge, Colorado, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy; multiple disabilities.

Angel, who had severe disabilities, was abused by his grandmother and her boyfriends. Angel’s grandmother put him in a tub full of water and left him there for more than three hours. Unable to keep his head out of the water, Angel drowned.

Perpetrator: Onesia Najera (Grandmother), pleaded guilty to child abuse resulting in death, sentenced to 20 years in prison.

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