Name: Benjamin Mitchell.
Died: August 10, 2016.
Age at death: 3 weeks.
Cause of death: Malnutrition.
Location: Sanford, Florida, USA.
Disability: Prematurity-related respiratory condition.
Benjamin and his twin brother were born prematurely; Benjamin had a lung condition that needed treatment, but his mother allegedly didn’t take him to the doctor or feed him enough. Benjamin died of starvation; his brother survived.
Michelle Spinicchia (Mother), charged with child neglect.
Seminole County mother arrested for death of malnourished twin son, deputies say
Baby’s mother arrested, accused of starving him to death
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