Dennis died when he was 3 years old.
born while his mother Jerry, was in a
home. She was forced to give her little baby up for
He was adopted by the Jurgens family.
adopted mother was very cruel to little Dennis.
as a result of a beating that she gave him that
so severe , that his intestines were pushed
his spine and they burst. The autopsy showed multiple
and lacerations to his little body, there was also
mark on the tip of his penis. This went unnoticed at
time because Mrs. Jurgens claimed that he slipped and fell on the basement
floor and hit his head and also that he fell down the basement stairs the
later, his birth mother tries to find her son, only to discover
he had died at such a young age. An investigation began
little Dennis's body was exhumed, the medial examiner
shocked and surprised at how well his little body
preserved, during the examination of Dennis's body
second time and years later, it was proven that little
had been murdered.
brother testified at his mother's trial.
he did, he saw the autopsy photographs, and
that this was how Dennis always looked, with bruises all
his body. He said that on one occasion, their mother
filled a sink with water and keep dunking him in it.
Jurgens was convicted of 3rd degree murder
got a sentence of 25 years not life. She spent 8 years in prison
and was released on 6/06/95
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