Owen Collins

Photo of Owen Collins.Name: Owen Collins.
Died: January 17, 2015.
Age at death: 3.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Bluffton, Indiana, USA.
Disability: Autism.

When Owen died, his parents put him in a box, burned his body, and reported him missing. Initial reports implied Owen had been poisoned with meth, but autopsy results showed Owen had died from a blow to the head with no meth in his system.

Perpetrator: Zachary S. Barnes (Stepfather), Breanna J. Arnold (Mother); both were charged with neglect of a dependent resulting death and abuse of a corpse. A third unnamed 16-year-old has been charged as a juvenile. Trial ongoing.

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