Chase Harrison (Dmitry Yakovlev)
21 month old boy from Pechory, Pskov, Russia, adopted by Miles and Carol Harrison. His adoptive father left him in the car for hours while being at work, causing Chase to die of the heat. He'd been adopted only three months before.
Miles Harrison was acquitted on involuntary manslaughter charges.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal neglect
Abuser: Adoptive father
Organizations: Adoption Home Studies and Placement Services Inc. dba Adoption Connections (Falls Church, VA)
Persons: Christine Hessinger
Organizations: European Adoption Consultants (EAC)
See map: Google Maps