Chrystal Ramirez (Chrystal Camarillo)


8-year-old girl, adopted by Rubin Stephen and Bettie Ramirez, was starved, had her arms and legs tied with tape, and was beaten with a cane to the point her brain and skull began bleeding. Her 10 year old sister and 6 year old brother were in the same home. CPS had been contacted numerous times.
Date: 2007-08-24
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive father, Adoptive mother
Home schooling: yes


San Antonio, Texas
United States
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Foster parents jailed after death2007-08-27
Little Girl Found Dead from Severe Physical Abuse2007-08-28
Parents arrested following death of adopted girl: 8-year-old Belmont girl's siblings in protective custody.2007-08-28
Gonzales Inquirer Editorial2007-08-31
A sad ending: Chrystal Ramirez' life a mystery to relatives2007-08-31
New facts on child's death found2007-09-10
Biological Mom Comes Face-To-Face With Adoptive Couple Accused of Killing Her Child2007-12-18
Trial begins for couple accused of starving child to death2007-12-18
Gonzales County reschedules murder trial2008-07-09
Trial begins for couple in case of child starvation2009-02-01
BREAKING NEWS: Couple found guilty2009-02-09


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