Name: Nubia Barahona.
Died: February 14, 2012.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: West Palm Beach, Florida, USA.
Disability: Congenital adrenal hyperplasia.
Nubia was abused by her foster, later adoptive, parents. When she showed up at school thin and ravenously hungry, her parents blamed her condition on her CAH, and the abuse was not investigated. Eventually Nubia was found beaten to death in her adoptive father’s truck.
Perpetrator: Jorge Barahona (Adoptive father) and Carmen Barahona (Adoptive mother).