Two vegans in the u.s. state of Florida has now been charged with murder. The deceased is their common son in just 18 months.
He has received only raw fruits and vegetables to eat, says myndighederene. Apparently it was not enough to keep him alive.
The 30-year-old Ryan Patrick O'leary and his wife of 35 years, Sheila O’Leary, was charged on Wednesday in court in Lee County increased child abuse, manslaughter and two cases of neglect.
It says the prosecutor Amira Fox, slices the New York Post.
"the Evidence and the scene for this case, causing it to turn in you," says Fox.
"This is the pictures I as a mother and a prosecutor will never come to forget."
the Pair surrendered last month to the police. It happened after a medical examiner ruled that their son - who weighed less than 8 kg - dead the 27. september of malnutrition.
Sheila O’Leary had earlier called the police to say that the boy was cold and not breathing.
Ryan O'leary had tried to revive the boy, but he was declared dead in the home. It is apparent from the Fort Myers News-Press.
According to the boy's mother had all four children only raw fruits such as mangos, bananas and avocados to eat.
The deceased boy had not received any solid food for a whole week. But he still got breast milk, told Sheila O’Leary the police.
The other three children aged 3, 5 and 11 are also involved in the case, which happened in the year.
These children were also malnourished. One of them, so much so that some of the teeth had to be torn out.
The two youngest children are now taken care of by the state, while the oldest stays with his biological father.Updated Date: 21 December 2019, 14:00