Name: Whitney Chilumpha.
Died: April 4, 2016; body found April 13, 2016.
Age at death: 23 months.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Chiziya village, Malawi.
Whitney was kidnapped from her bed; some days later, her body was found. She had been murdered and dismembered, her body parts sold for ritual magic.
Perpetrator: Five men arrested, including Whitney’s father.
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