Bobby Äikiä

Photo of a young boy with curly black hair and tan skin, wearing a blue shirt. He is smiling for the camera.Name: Bobby Äikiä.
Died: January 14, 2006.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Asphyxiation due to abuse.
Location: Nässjö, Jönköping County, Sweden.
Disability: Fragile X.

Details:
When Bobby moved away to a shack in the country with his mother and her boyfriend, his life became one of constant abuse. He died because his mother and her boyfriend stripped him naked and buried him in the snow, then took him back inside and put him in bed. There, he aspirated his vomit and died because he was too frozen to turn his head.

In happier times, Bobby visited his stepmother on her farm. He loved riding and grooming their pony, and happily rode on a tractor with her husband.

Case Status:
Niina Äikiä (Mother), convicted of manslaughter and child abuse, sentenced to ten years, served six.
Eddy Larsson (Mother’s boyfriend), convicted of manslaughter and child abuse, sentenced to ten years, served six.

Source:
Murder of Bobby Äikiä
The Murder of Bobby Äikiä
Bobby Äikiä (1995-2006) – Find A Grave Memorial
Bobby fallet – Wikimini, encyclopedin för barn
Fallet Bobby – extramamman Inger berättar om sorgen
Bobbys mamma har fått barn – som omhändertagits