was only 5 years old when he was starved
beaten to death by his mother. His emaciated
bore many signs of abuse, hardly a spot on
body was free of bruises and welts. He had rope burns
wrists and welts that looked like he had been
by a cigarette or a hot iron. His stomach
bloated and his ribs stuck out. An autopsy found
little Daytwon had died of fatal abuse syndrome,
neglected with starvation, malnutrition and multiple
impact injuries. Daywton had contusions of the head,
and extremities, an injury to his spine and
in various stages of healing. He weighed only 30 lbs.
stood 3 feet nine. His mother Jocelyn would beat him
tried to get the baby's bottle or when the starving
boy tried to get scraps of food from the table.
4 other siblings were well cared for. It is believed
his mother targeted him because he was a special needs child.
Bennett 27 years old was charged
was sentenced to life in prison.
will not be eligible for parole for at least 17 years
adopt a guardian angel for Daytwon
on the angel
can light a candle