Mia Depaillat

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Name: Mia Depaillat.
Died: April 18, 2004.
Age at death: 21 months.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Cumming, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Developmental delay.

Mia died of injuries that her mother claimed had been caused when she had accidentally dropped Mia and she fell down a flight of stairs. However, the injuries Mia had sustained matched shaken baby syndrome, not a fall down stairs. Mia died two days afterward.

Perpetrator: Jill Ellen Depaillat (Mother), charged with murder; hung jury.

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