Marcus Fiesel

Photo of Marcus Fiesel, a small boy on a green lawn and with windswept hair. He is shyly covering his mouth with his hands.Name: Marcus Fiesel.
Died: August 4-6, 2006 (exact day unknown).
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Dehydration, heat stroke, and/or positional asphyxia.
Location: Middletown, Ohio, USA.
Disability: Autism, developmental delay.

Marcus’s foster parents wrapped him up in a blanket, tied it with packing tape, and left him in a closet while they went away for three days. Marcus was dead when they returned.

Case status:
Liz Carrol (Foster mother), murder, sentenced to 54 to life.
David Carroll Jr. (Foster father), murder, sentenced to 16 years.

Autism Memorial: Marcus Fiesel
Remembering the boy with the bright blue eyes