Christian Ferguson

Photo of a small boy with a buzz cut, wearing a basketball sweatshirt.Name: Christian Ferguson.
Died: June 11, 2003.
Age at death: 9.
Cause of death: Murder (charge in progress, no conviction).
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Disability: Unnamed rare disorder caused by “inability to process protein”.

Details:
In 2003, Christian’s father reported that his car had been stolen with Christian inside. Christian, who was unable to survive without his medication, was declared dead, though his body was never found. Sixteen years later, new information came to light and his father was arrested for murder. How Christian died is unknown, but in the two years leading up to his death, he was neglected by his father, who did not provide him with proper medication or food.

Perpetrator: Dawan Ferguson (Father), charged with first-degree murder.

Source:
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