Adopted by Marybeth Tinning, who by then had already killed five of her own children, was killed age two and a half. All 9 of Marybeth and Joe Tining's children died at early ages. Eight were alone with Marybeth when they died. Michael was the only adopted child.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
LocationSchenectady, New York
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