Taariq Cross

Photo of Taariq Cross, a small boy.Name: Taariq Cross.
Died: July 11, 2012.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Orlando, Florida, USA.
Disability: Autism.

Taariq was left unsupervised and was fatally hit by a car. He had often been left to fend for himself, and just days previously had nearly been hit by a car while unsupervised.

Perpetrator: Latasha Kendrick (Mother). Not charged.

Source: Taariq Cross