Name: Kylie Larson.
Died: June 21, 2020.
Age at death: 13.
Cause of death: Medical neglect.
Location: Paynesville, Minnesota, USA.
Disability: Perinatal hypoxic brain injury.
Kylie’s mother, alone with her because her stepfather was on a fishing trip and her brother was staying with friends, ignored alarms from her blood oxygen and heart rate monitor, repeatedly turning off the alarms, reducing the sensitivity, and eventually removing it altogether. Kylie died of respiratory failure.
Kylie was a middle-school student whose schoolmates often pushed her around the halls to hear her laugh. She liked going outside, especially to new places. She enjoyed boat rides and spinning around in her wheelchair.
Perpetrator: Elise Nelson (Mother), charged with with second-degree intentional murder and second-degree manslaughter.
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