Heather Allison Riggs

Almost 5 year old girl adopted from Colombia by Jack Francis Riggs and Beth Michelle Riggs, died after being forced to ingest salt as a punishment for sneaking sugar. Riggs also had 4 bio sons aged 7 to 13,
Date: 1988-05-16
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother

Location

Roanoke, Virginia
United States
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Mother Sentenced for Killing Daughter With Salt Overdose 1989-02-17
MOTHER IN SALT-POISONING CASE REPROACHED FOR CRUEL DISCIPLINE 1989-02-15
MOTHER GETS 12-YEAR TERM IN SALT POISONING OF CHILD 1989-02-15
MOTHER GETS 12 YEARS IN SALT DEATH 1989-02-14
MOTHER WHO FED SALT TO CHILD IS CONVICTED 1988-12-14
MOTHER IS CONVICTED IN SALT-FEEDING DEATH 1988-12-14
PARENTS INDICTED IN SALT-DEATH CASE 1988-09-03
2 CHARGED IN DEATH OF DAUGHTER 1988-09-03
PAIR FACE MURDER CHARGES IN DEATH OF GIRL WHO ATE SALT 1988-08-16
BOND REDUCED FOR COUPLE IN GIRL'S DEATH 1988-05-27
ROANOKE PAIR REMAIN IN JAIL IN GIRL'S DEATH 1988-05-20
PARENTS ARE CHARGED IN DEATH CAUSED BY SALT 1988-05-19
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Pound Pup Legacy