Shylea Myza Thomas

9-year-old girl adopted by her aunt was found dead found in a black trash bag, stuffed into a plastic bin with mothballs and locked in a storage unit near Flint.
Date: 2009-04-22
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother


Flint, Michigan
United States
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Lorrie Thomas Gets 10 Years for Starving Quadriplegic Daughter Shylae Thomas to Death2010-01-14
Flint woman gets prison term in disabled girl’s death2010-01-11
Mom pleads no contest in quadriplegic girl's death2009-12-04
Mom takes plea deal in girl's death2009-12-04
Expert: Girl severely underweight at death2009-10-01
Oldest daughter of Lorrie Thomas runs away from foster care2009-06-09
Child custody hearing for Lorrie Thomas postponed until June2009-05-19
Shylae's family recalls fears2009-05-06
Losing Shylae again: Birth mother doesn't regret adoption, defends sister facing murder charge2009-05-01
A tragic life: Shylae Thomas2009-04-26
Adoptive mom hid body, prosecutors say2009-04-25
Quadriplegic girl's sad story ends in death2009-04-24
Prosecutor: Dead Mich. girl severely underweight2009-04-24
Flint girl's adoptive mother charged with murder2009-04-24
Mother of Mich. girl found in storage charged2009-04-24
Adoptive mom of girl found in storage bin arrested2009-04-23
Aunt is held in 9-year-old quadriplegic's death2009-04-23
Quadriplegic girl was in trash bag with moth balls2009-04-23
Charges weighed in Mich. quadriplegic girl's death2009-04-23
Body of quadriplegic girl found in storage unit near Flint2009-04-22

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