4-year-old girl adopted by Mary Perkins was allegedly beaten to death by her adoptive mother. There were also signs Angel had been sexually abused. Angel Martin was adopted six months prior to her death.
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
Organizations: Illinois Department of Children's and Family Services
See map: Google Maps
|Adoptive Mom Charged In Girl's Death||1997-11-16|
|Mom charged with killing girl, 4||1997-11-16|