Joseph Maoping Adams

Boy born Oct 16, 2006 in Hangzhou, China and adopted to the US by Rick and Deah Adams. Died December 3. 2011 from ingesting a large amount of vinegar. His death was ruled a homicide by the county coroner. Deah Daniele Adams was charged with reckless homicide.
Date: 2012-02-10
Placement type: Adoption
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse
Abuser: Adoptive mother
Disabilities: yes
Fundamentalist faith: yes


Lexington, Kentucky
United States
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Mother indicted for reckless homicide2012-11-19
Attorney: Lexington woman accused in vinegar death has 'solid defense'2012-11-09
Boy, 5, dies from ingesting vinegar; case ruled a homicide 2012-02-10
Coroner: Lexington Boy Died From Drinking Vinegar2012-02-10
Child Dies From Vinegar Ingestion2012-02-10
Coroner: Lexington child died from 'ingestion of vinegar'2012-02-10
Obituary - Joseph Maoping Adams2011-12-06

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