Name: Maddox Lawrence.
Died: Three days before February 23, 2016 (Body found).
Age at death: 22 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Syracuse, New York, USA.
Disability: Cancer survivor.
Maddox’s father kidnapped her, beat her to death with a baseball bat, and burned her body. Apparently, he was jealous of all the attention Maddox received while she was being treated for eye cancer.
Perpetrator: Ryan Lawrence (Father), pleaded guilty to first-degree murder, sentenced to 25 years to life.
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