Brandon Strauss

Photo of Brandon Strauss. He is a teenage boy with fair skin. He is wearing a striped polo shirt and his hair is hidden under his bulky helmet. He is leaning on something off to the right of the picture.Name: Brandon Strauss.
Died: February 20, 2017.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Murder (Drugged, burned).
Location: Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.

Details:
Brandon had Down syndrome, epilepsy, and autism, and was physically disabled. He had been adopted at the age of three months.

Brandon’s adoptive parents deliberately burned him over about 10% of his body, probably with scalding water. He suffered second-and third-degree burns, which were left untreated for several days before his parents poisoned him with his own medication.

References:
Las Vegas couple charged with murdering their special needs son, 21
Couple charged with murder in death of their special needs son
Pair face murder charges in Vegas man’s Feb dying – Vegas Review-Journal
Las Vegas couple are charged with murdering their 21-year-old adopted special needs son who was found with lethal levels of medication in his system
Las Vegas couple face murder charge in death of special-needs son
Pair face murder charges in Las Vegas man’s February death

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