Name: Michael Becht, Jr.
Died: July 6, 2009
Age at death: 10
Cause of death: Murder (Poisoning)
Location: St. Paul, Minnesota, USA
Michael Becht, known as Mikey, liked games of tag and playing with the neighbor's dog. He was a shy boy, but he had befriended the neighbor's six-year-old, Brandon, with whom he played "Whales and Sharks", a modified version of tag. He carried a stuffed animal named Reja with him wherever he went.
Mikey's mother poisoned him with a drug overdose. She also tried to kill herself and Mikey's older sister Erica, but both survived.
Mikey's mother is serving a term of 38 years for Mikey's murder and Erica's attempted murder.
In Loving Memory Of Michael Becht Jr (Mikey)
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