Joshua Pinckney

2 year old adopted from Guatemala, died from multiple blows to his head. Allegedly killed by his mother's married, live in boyfriend Christopher Brian Gilreath, a convicted rapist. Mother Miriam Pinckney pled to a cruelty to children charge. An adopted toddler girl (Maria, also from Guatemala) was removed from the home. The children's father was living in another state, and now has custody of the girl.
Date: 2009-02-13
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Other non-family member


Cumming, Georgia
United States
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Sex Offender Registry information - rape conviction1996-03-21
2-Year-Old's Death 'Suspicious' Say Deputies2009-02-13
Forsyth Toddler Death Called Suspicious2009-02-13
Forsyth Child Death2009-02-14
Sex offender charged with beating 2-year-old to death2009-02-14
Sex offender held in killing of 2-year-old2009-02-15
First court appearance for accused killer2009-02-16
Sex offender charged in Forsyth child's death2009-02-16
Bluffton man's 2-year-old son killed; sex offender charged2009-02-18
Bond set for suspect in tot's death2009-05-31
Trial begins in 2009 death of child2010-08-18
Testimony continues2010-08-20
Child's mother takes stand2010-08-23
Expert: Child suffered head trauma2010-08-25
Cumming man convicted in death of boy, 22010-08-26
Defense blames mom2010-08-26
Cumming man convicted in toddler murder2010-08-26


What a sad story.


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