Jason Rimer

Photo of Jason Rimer, a boy in a yellow T-shirt with a confused expression on his face.Name: Jason Rimer.
Died: June 8, 2008.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Heat stroke.
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.
Disability: Myotonic dystrophy.

Jason’s parents left him in a hot car in June for more than seventeen hours. When they finally returned for him, he had died of heat stress.

Case status:
Stanley Rimer (Father), manslaughter and child neglect, 8-30 years; Colleen Rimer (Mother), manslaughter and child neglect, 5-20 years.

Trial of parents charged in Jason Rimer’s death concludes