was one month away from her 5th birthday and weighed
pounds. Her mother admitted to starving her to death,
hid her from family and social workers, and never got her medical
Her mother admitted that she hated Nadine and blamed
for much of the hardship in her life.
Nadine was 2 years old her mother would put her in the
forcing her to stay there and covered the crib with
so she wouldn't have to look at the child.
mother would also refer to her daughter as an it.
Lockwood was sentenced to 15 years to life in prison.
in police custody she gave birth to
girls - her 10th and 11th children. Leroy Dickerson, Nadine's
was charged with second-degree murder in death,
case is pending. The surviving children are in foster care.
adopt a guardian angel for Nadine
on the angel
can light a candle