In the city of Fuke (Arkansas, USA), parents starved to death a seven-month-old daughter. This is written by Metro.
Police officers who arrived on the call found a dying girl and her twin brother, whose cockroaches were crawling in their crib. The guards carried out resuscitation, managed to bring her back to life, but later the baby died in the arms of doctors.
An autopsy confirmed that the girl died of exhaustion. The forensic expert noted the corpse’s hollow eyes, loss of muscle mass and protruding ribs.
The 24-year-old mother and 19-year-old father were charged with second-degree murder, they face up to 30 years in prison. The girl’s brother and three older children, also living in the house, were removed from the family under guardianship.