Name: Meredith Jessie.
Died: July 18, 2015.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Lakeland, Florida, USA.
Disability: Diagnosed (possibly incorrectly) with schizophrenia and bipolar disorder.
Meredith’s mother was afraid that her fiancé was going to leave her. She saw Meredith as an impediment to her relationship with her fiance. Twice she had Meredith hospitalized for psychiatric issues, though it’s unknown whether Meredith actually had a mental illness or whether her mother was just obsessed with the idea that she did.
Meredith’s mother stabbed Meredith to death; she also killed her father.
Perpetrator: Cheyanne Jessie (Mother), charged with murder.