Marchella Brett-Pierce

Photo of Marchella Brett-Pierce, a girl with her hair in messy pigtails. Around her neck is a tracheotomy collar.Name: Marchella Brett-Pierce .
Died: September 2, 2010.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Brooklyn, New York, USA.
Disability: Medically fragile due to prematurity.

Details:
Marchella died of neglect, starvation, and physical abuse by her mother and grandmother.

Perpetrator: Carlotta Brett-Pierce (Mother), convicted of murder, sentenced to 32 years to life; Loretta Brett (Grandmother), convicted of manslaughter, 5-15 years.

Source: MARCHELLA PIERCE TIED TO HER BED, BEATEN, DRUGGED AND STARVED, DIED AT AGE 4 WEIGHING 18 POUNDS