Shawn Lowrance (Andy Mohler)

   

Nine year old boy adopted by John and Melanie Lowrance, drowned with severe head injury, first ruled as an accident. Weeks later, police learned the adoptive parents took out $650,000 in life insurance policies on their new son. No charges were ever made. He was placed in the Lowrance's as a foster child in Jan 1998. His adoption was finalized Oct 1998
Date: 1999-10-09
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse, Economic exploitation
Abuser: Adoptive father

Location

Brown Creek Campground area, Washington
United States
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DocumentDatesort icon
Suspicion- The Rivers Edge (NBC Dateline)2004-00-00
Accident or Murder?2003-01-12
Year in Review - Civil Case2003-01-09
Parents seek insurance payment in sons mysterious death2002-04-04
Drowning prompts call for more care in state adoptions2000-06-27
Drowning of Recently Adopted Boy Raises Troubling Inquiry2000-05-14
INVESTIGATIONS: Local deaths catch nation's eye2000-03-30
Pal's story contradicts dad in boy's drowning2000-02-11
Birth mother wonders why her son died, Woman has questions but few answers concerning 10-year-old, whose death once again is su2000-02-01
Police reopen case in boy's creek drowning2000-01-28
Boy's drowning suspicious2000-01-28
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Location

Pound Pup Legacy