Name: Josias Marquez.
Died: March 31, 2020 (Body found).
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Howard, Wisconsin, USA.
Disability: Cerebral palsy, blind, epilepsy.
Josias’s body was found in the trunk of his mother’s car after she was arrested for neglecting his siblings, ages 2 and 6. His exact cause of death is unknown, but it is probable that he died from either malnutrition or from a fatal seizure (his mother reportedly admitted to not giving him his seizure medication). His body showed signs of malnutrition.
Sagal Hussein (Mother), pleaded no contest to child neglect resulting in death, hiding the corpse of a child, two misdemeanor counts of neglecting a child, and obstruction; sentenced to 15 years in prison and 10 years probation.
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