Payton Ettinger

Photo of Payton Ettinger, a toddler boy lying on a mat and sucking on a pacifier.Name: Payton Ettinger.
Died: May 17, 2010.
Age at death: 4.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Greensburg, Indiana, USA.
Disability: Brain injury.

Details:
Payton was starved to death by his mother, who neglected him so badly that he weighed less at four years old than he did at one year old.

Perpetrator: Courtney Tressler (Mother), pleaded guilty to neglect of a dependent; sentenced to 10 years in jail.

Source: Ind. mom charged with starving 4-year-old to death