Tyler DeLeon


7-year-old boy adopted by Carole Ann DeLeon was severely dehydrated and weight only 28 pounds at the time of his death. Official cause of death was dehydration. While living in Wyoming, Carol Ann DeLeon had already had three children removed from her home because of child abuse. Tyler and his foster brother told teachers they were abused by DeLeon and her adult daughter Christina Burns-DeLeon. The school called CPS several times.
Date: 2005-01-13
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Lethal deprivation
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Deer Park, Washington
United States
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Releasing Spokane foster mother whose son starved2010-03-09
State will pay millions to settle foster kids’ suit 2008-11-21
DeLeon children file multi-million dollar lawsuit2007-12-10
Lawsuit says state failed foster children2007-12-07
Former foster mom gets 6 years in prison for starving adopted son to death2007-07-23
DeLeon sentenced to 6 years2007-07-22
Plea deal for mother in death by dehydration of boy, 72007-07-15
Deleon timeline2007-07-14
Carole Ann DeLeon2007-07-02
Boy died of thirst: a pattern of abuse emerges2007-06-28
DeLeon daughter charged with assault: Woman accused of abusing child.2007-03-22
DeLeon facing abuse charges2006-05-01
Why did Tyler DeLeon die?2005-11-13


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