Alex Robinson

Photo of a thin boy sitting on a park bench, his shoes off and his feet drawn up onto the bench. He is wearing a baseball cap and drinking from a bottle of juice.Name: Alex Robinson
Died: December 23, 2014
Age at death: 9
Cause of death: Murder (Drowned)
Location: Lincoln, England, UK

Details:
Alex hated water, hated getting his face wet, and would only bathe while standing. His mother had left him with his grandfather while she went to buy Christmas dinner.

Alex's grandfather put him in the bathtub and held him underwater until he drowned.

References:
Alex Robinson murder trial: Grandfather drowned autistic grandson, 9, court told
Grandfather 'calmly rolled cigarette after drowning nine-year-old grandson'
Daughter of man accused of murdering grandson 'warned of behaviour'
Alex Robinson murder trial: Mum tells of horror at finding her son's lifeless body in bath
Death of young boy murdered by grandfather 'could not have been predicted or prevented'
Family hits out after review into murder of schoolboy by his granddad

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