Zain and Faryaal Akhter

No PhotoName: Zain Syed Akhter.
Died: July 19, 2010.
Age at death: 5.
Disability: Autism.

Name: Faryaal Rashid Akhter.
Died: July 20, 2010.
Age at death: 2.
Disability: Developmental delay; her mother thought she also had autism.

Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Dallas, Texas, USA.

Zain and Faryaal’s mother tried to make them drink bathroom cleaner; when they wouldn’t do it, she strangled them.

Perpetrator: Saiqa Akhter (Mother), not guilty by reason of insanity; hospitalized.

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