Died: February 14, 2017.
Age at death: 17.
Cause of death: Neglect/Abuse (Malnutrition, beating).
Location: Hartford, Connecticut, USA.
Matthew lived with his mother and his nine-year-old little sister. His father described him as "a docile boy" whom he had not seen in a year. When he last saw Matthew alive, his father said the boy looked sad and skinny.
When Matthew was brought to the hospital, he was dying from severe malnutrition, with bruises all over his body. He weighed only 88 pounds at death and had bruises and broken ribs.
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