Name: Melissa Stoddard.
Died: December 17, 2012.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Sarasota, Florida, USA.
Melissa suffocated in the restraints her family routinely used to tie her to her bed.
Perpetrator: Misty Stoddard (Stepmother); convicted of first-degree murder; sentenced to life. Kenneth Stoddard (Father); aggravated manslaughter, aggravated child abuse; sentenced to 65 years.
Source: Melissa Stoddard