Name: Rishonda “Nickie” Jones.
Died: February 8, 1988.
Age at death: 15.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Detroit, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Arthritis, scoliosis.
Neglected by her mother, Rishonda died of starvation and infected bedsores.
She was an honor student who liked to write poetry and short stories.
Perpetrator: Michelle Jones (Mother); charged with manslaughter and child cruelty.