Lucas Ruiz

Photo of Lucas Ruiz, an infant lying on a fleece throw.Name: Lucas Ruiz.
Died: January 24, 2014.
Age at death: 17 months.
Cause of death: Alcohol poisoning.
Location: Belle Chasse, Louisiana, USA.
Disability: Down syndrome.

Lucas’s mother poisoned him with hand sanitizer injected into his feeding tube.

Case status:
Erika Wigstrom (Mother), charged with first-degree murder, pleaded guilty, sentenced to 40 years.

Belle Chasse mom booked with fatal poisoning of her 17-month-old son