Gabriel Britt

Portrait photo of Gabriel Britt, a young boy.Name: Gabriel Britt.
Died: March 3, 2001.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Asphyxia.
Location: St. George, South Carolina, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Details:
Gabriel was suffocated by his father, who put his body in a pond and tried to pretend that Gabriel had accidentally drowned.

Case status:
Terrence Britt (Father); sentenced to four years.
Renee Britt (Mother); mistrial, no conviction.

Source:
Autism Memorial: Gabriel Britt
(8-9-01) Gabriel Britt’s death now ruled a homicide