Name: Joseph Jose Beebe.
Died: March 17, 2000.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Blunt trauma.
Location: Tarkington Prairie, Texas, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, fetal alcohol syndrome.
Joseph, who told his siblings that he wanted to give them a better life, was beaten to death by his adoptive mother. When Joseph died, they were removed from the home, and survived.
Edith Beebe (Adoptive mother), convicted of injury to a child, 75 years.
Brian Beebe (Adoptive father), convicted of failure to protect, served 6 months of a 10-year sentence.
Justin Martin (Stepbrother), convicted of injury to a child, served 6 months of a 10-year sentence.