Danielle Christine Neal and unnamed Neal child

In October, 1993, Victoria Neal admitted being responsible for the death of Danielle Christine Neal, a 13 month old girl adopted 4 months earlier from Korea. Danielle died Sept 2, 1976 of brain injuries. She had partially healed fractures of her legs, arm and collarbone. A second girl adopted from later Korea was removed from her custody after being admitted to a Toldeo hospital with brain injuries in 1979.
Glenn Neal was not charged.
Date: 1976-08-30
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Non-lethal physical abuse, Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

Morton, Illinois
United States
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DocumentDatesort icon
NO PRISON IN KILLING OF BABY GIRL, WOMAN ADMITTED SHAKING INFANT TO DEATH IN 1976 IN MORTON1995-01-13
NO PRISON FOR 1976 TODDLER'S DEATH1995-01-13
GUILTY PLEA MADE IN '76 INFANT DEATH 1994-10-22
Irvine Woman Vows to Fight Extradition in Murder Case1994-05-24
Irvine Woman Pleads Not Guilty to Killing Baby Daughter in 19761994-05-24
Slaying suspect to fight extradition1994-05-24
Mother held in tot's 1976 death, CRIME: Police say Victoria Neal has admitted shaking her adopted daughter to death.1994-05-21
CHARGES FILED IN CHILD'S 1976 DEATH1994-05-21
Woman Charged in 1976 Death of Infant Abuse1994-05-21
St Louis Post dispatch - briefs1994-05-21
POLICE REPORT: CHILD ABUSE INVESTIGATED IN '76 DEATH; PARENTS ANSWERED QUESTIONS TO SATISFACTION OF TAZEWELL INVESTIGATOR1993-11-20
'76 AUTOPSY RECORDED INJURIES TO INFANT; NO INQUEST WAS HELD IN BABY'S DEATH, BUT CASE NOW GETTING SECOND LOOK 1993-11-17
REMAINS OF INFANT EXHUMED BY INVESTIGATORS; 1-YEAR-OLD MORTON GIRL DIED IN 1976 1993-11-12
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Location

Pound Pup Legacy