Angelica Auriemma

No PhotoName: Angelica Auriemma.
Died: December 5, 2003.
Age at death: 20.
Cause of death: Drowned.
Location: New York City, New York, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Soon after Angelica was diagnosed with autism, her mother tried to electrocute her; when that didn’t work, she drowned her in the bathtub.

Case status:
Ioanna Auriemma (Mother); convicted of manslaughter; served three years in prison.

Source:
Autism Memorial: Angelica Auriemma
Autistic Brooklyn Woman Is Drowned at Home