Name: Shylae Myza Thomas; sometimes spelled “Shylea”.
Died: April 22, 2009.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse/neglect.
Location: Flint, Michigan, USA.
Shylae was starved to death by her aunt.
Perpetrator: Lorrie Thomas (Aunt, adoptive mother), convicted of involuntary manslaughter, sentenced to 10-15 years.