Name: Ja’hir Gibbons.
Died: March 18, 2019.
Age at death: 2.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; received speech and developmental therapy.
Ja’hir was beaten to death by his mother’s boyfriend, whom his mother had left to babysit him despite knowing he was abusing the boy. His body showed signs of chronic child abuse.
Perpetrator: Dejon Waters (Mother’s boyfriend), charged with first-degree murder; Brittany Hyc (Mother), charged with child endangerment resulting in death.
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