Invisible Children

Isaiah Torres

Content note: Case narratives include descriptions of severe violence inflicted on children, including abuse and neglect, sexual violence, torture, and murder, as well as mentions of suicide and domestic violence. They also include photos of victims and perpetrators of violence.

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Maurice Isaiah Torres, age 6, who went by Isaiah, was beaten and raped to death by his parents, Mauricio Alejandro Torres and Cathy Lynn Torres. Isaiah, his twin sister, and their 8-year-old sister were homeschooled. Isaiah had been pulled from school following an abuse investigation.

Isaiah had previously been treated at a hospital for chemical burns and he had an improperly healed broken nose. Cathy Torres reported witnessing Mauricio beating Isaiah with his fists, an electrical cord, and a belt. At the time of his death, Isaiah had heavy bruising and lacerations all over his body. His cause of death was “acute peritonitis due to rectal trauma”. The Torreses were charged with murder, rape, and battery.

Date: March 30, 2015
Bella Vista, Arkansas


Documents: Date:
Bella Vista Boy’s Death Caused By Rape And Chronic Child Abuse, Prosecutor Says 04-07-2015
Isaiah Torres’ Chronic Child Abuse Went Unnoticed 04-09-2015
6-Year-Old Victim’s School Reported Abuse 04-09-2015