Justin Malphus

Black and white photo of Justin Malphus, a little boy with a big smile.Name: Justin Malphus.
Died: April 19, 2000.
Age at death: 5.
Cause of death: Drowned.
Location: Savannah, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Justin had been physically abused by his mother for some time. In the end, she slammed his head into a refrigerator and dumped him into a swimming pool, where he drowned.

Case status:
Joyce Malphus (Mother). Convicted of felony murder; sentenced to life plus sixty years.

Autism Memorial: Justin Malphus
Mother convicted in murder of autistic child