Jamie Garcia III

Garcia, JamieName: Jamie Garcia III.
Died: February 6, 2022.
Age at death: 7.
Cause of death: Homicide (Stabbed).
Location: Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, USA.

Jamie lived with his mother and two-year-old little sibling. On the day he died, neighbors saw him running down the street, with his mother chasing him; then she caught him and brought him back into the house. Two hours later, police were called to the house, found Jamie stabbed to death, and arrested his mother on suspicion of murder. Jamie’s little sibling was unhurt.

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Ashton and Ethan Yap

Photo: Flowers left at a green railing in front of a shallow canal. There are three bouquets of yellow flowers and a line of white roses.Name: Ashton Yap.
Name: Ethan Yap.

Died: January 21, 2022.
Age at death: 11.
Cause of death: Homicide.
Location: Singapore.

Ashton and Ethan were 11-year-old twins who lived in Singapore. Their bodies were found in a canal; they had been killed, and authorities arrested their father and charged him with murder.

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Christian Rankins

Photo: Boy with brown skin and dark-brown eyes, dark brown hair cut short, and a blue collared shirt with yellow print, wearing a red birthday hat.Name: Christian Rankins.
Died: December 1, 2021.
Age at death: 6.
Cause of death: Unknown suspicious death.
Location: Mobile, Alabama, USA.

After Christian’s mother was found “unresponsive with life-threatening injuries” in a parking lot, police checked their apartment and found Christian’s body. His cause of death is still unknown. Neighbors said Christian’s mother was worried about “lack of support” for him.

Neighbors remember seeing Christian sitting with his mother in their car, playing music. His mother’s Facebook page includes many posts about alternative medicine and dietary supplements.

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Nicole Hall

Photo: Young girl with brown skin and pink glasses, smiling for the camera, eyes squeezed shut in laughter.Name: Nicole “Amari” Hall.
Died: November 23, 2021.
Age at death: 8.
Cause of death: Homicide (Unspecified).
Location: Gwinnett County, Georgia, USA.

Amari went missing from a hotel where her family had been staying. Several days later, she was found dead in the woods fifteen miles away, the victim of a homicide. Police who questioned her mother and her mother’s partner say their statements were inconsistent and untruthful; the two were arrested on suspicion of having caused Amari’s death.

Amari’s siblings, age 5 and 6, were removed from the home. Her mother was charged with child cruelty, concealing a death, and making a false police report; her mother’s partner was charged with murder and child cruelty.

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Isabella Tichenor

Photo: An African-American girl with light-brown skin, brown hair tied into two small buns. She is smiling, showing a small gap between her front teeth. She is wearing a leopard-print sweater.Name: Isabella “Izzy” Faith Tichenor.
Died: November 7, 2021.
Age at death: 10.
Cause of death: Suicide (After long term bullying).
Location: North Salt Lake, Utah, USA.

Izzy, a fifth-grader, was constantly bullied at school for being autistic and being black. She reported the bullies multiple times; the school did nothing, and a teacher even joined in. Her mother talked to the principal; again, nothing was done.

Isabella died by suicide at the age of 10.

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