Child of Paul and Debbie Salvetti

Paul and Debbie Salvetti’s 13 year old adopted son escaped imprisonment in a room of their home by kicking through a wall into another bedroom. He went to his former public school the next day to notify a… Read More

6 Children of Maj. John and Carolyn Jackson

John and Carolyn Jackson homeschooled their three biological children and their three foster or adopted children through their local church. One foster or adopted daughter died in 2008. The Jacksons are not being charged in that death. The… Read More

Child of Sabrina Smith and Amanda Wills

A 6 year old girl was hospitalized weighing only 18 pounds. She was unresponsive at the time. She had been systematically starved by her mother, Sabrina Smith, 41, and her guardian, Amanda Wills, 30. While she was initially… Read More

Child of Dendra Patrick and Reginald Carr

A 12 year old boy was brutally abused at the hands of his mother, Dendra Patrick, 43, and her boyfriend, Reginald Carr, 42. When the police arrived after a tip from a neighbor, they found the boy laying… Read More

Child of Rhonda Renee Johnson

Rhonda Renee Johnson, 37,¬†was arrested after she allegedly sprayed her 12 year old son’s eyes with cleaning fluid and locked him out of their apartment. Police found the boy after a neighbor called them to report that the… Read More

Joshua and Luke Laney

Joshua and Luke Laney were eight and six when their mother smashed in their skulls with rocks. Deanna Laney, 39, believed God had called her to stone her sons. Laney was described by neighbors as a loving and… Read More

Budde Lee Clark

6 year old Budde Lee Clark was brutally beaten to death by his stepmother, Robin Gosnell. Gosnell lived in North Carolina and homeschooled the 6 year old and her 13 year old son, although she apparently did not… Read More

Child of Mona and Russell Hauer

Mona and Russell Hauer starved their 8 year old adopted son, leaving him barely alive. The boy was the size of a 4 year old, his bones protruding and his abdomen distended. His parents routinely beat him with… Read More

Khalil Wimes

Six year old Khalil Wimes was savagely beaten, tortured, and starved to death by his parents, Tina Cuffie and Floyd Wimes. The child slept on a soiled mattress in a room devoid of toys, and in the end… Read More

Dashawn Harris

Five year old Dashawn Harris was beaten to death by his mother,¬†Lashay Patterson, 23, and her boyfriend, Christian Patrick, 25. Patrick became angry with the boy during a homeschooling session and beat the boy with a belt and… Read More