Braxton M Taylor
Braxton Taylor died at almost 10 months from brain swelling due to shaking. He also had a cauliflower ear, a bruised groin, crushed testicles and weighed less at his death than at his 6 month checkup. His second foster mother Kathleen Ganiere pled guilty to voluntary manslaughter.
Placement type: Foster care
Type of abuse: Lethal physical abuse, Non-lethal deprivation
Abuser: Foster mother
Organizations: Virginia DSS; Virginia Beach Department of Human Services
LocationVirginia Beach, Virginia
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