Ahmad King (Rawls)


3 year old boy adopted by Tim and Mary Jane King, slain by his adoptive mother, who first claimed he had been kidnapped, later she confessed to killing him. Ahmad had been hit more than 50 times with the pipe and a belt buckle. Ahmad had been adopted just a month before his death. Mrs. King was also charged with abusing Ahmad's foster sister. She was sentenced for life.
Date: 2006-01-23
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Alma, Georgia
United States
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