Name: Michael Stevens.
Died: April 1, 2013.
Age at death: 26.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Lakeland, Florida, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability, epilepsy.
Michael’s mother neglected him. She didn’t keep him clean, and she often locked him into his room or tied him to a chair. She hadn’t filled his seizure medication prescription in over a year when Michael had a seizure, choked on his vomit, and died.
Perpetrator: Janet Wade Stevens (Mother), charged with manslaughter.