Name: Stephanie Jobin
Died: June 20, 1998
Age at death: 13
Cause of death: Suffocation during restraint
Location: Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Stephanie was a resident at a group home for children. Staff restrained her under a bean bag for 20 minutes, and she suffered such severe brain damage that she died at the hospital three days later.
Stephanie’s father describes her as a beautiful child who needed only loving care, not physical restraint.