Giovanni Kopystenski

Photo of Giovanni Kopystenski, a young boy standing in front of some palm trees.Name: Giovanni Kopystenski.
Died: July 21, 2009.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Giovanni’s father says he left a loaded gun on the center console of the car while he and the boy were in the car, and that Giovanni took the gun and shot himself in the head.

Perpetrator: Alex Kopystenski (Father), pleaded guilty to child abuse and neglect with substantial bodily harm; sentenced to 5 years probation.

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