Name: Terrilynn Destiny Julz Dennis.
Died: April 4, 2013.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Newport News, Virginia, USA.
Disability: Spina bifida.
Terrilynn was beaten to death by her adoptive parents; she died of peritonitis from blows to the stomach, complicated by physical and medical neglect.
From her obituary: “Terrilynn had a warm spirit; she enjoyed playing with her sisters and learning about the Bible.”
Perpetrator: Terry W. Dennis (Adoptive father) and Pamela T. Dennis (Adoptive mother), charged with murder.