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Boy Dies Weighing Only 15 Lbs, Police Make Another Heartbreaking Discovery About Him

Four adults from Indiana have been arrested over the death of a 9-year-old boy with cerebral palsy who had been severely neglected and malnourished.

On Feb. 21, the Vigo County Sheriff’s Office responded to a 911 call about a boy in cardiac arrest at a Fontanet home. The child, Cameron Hoopingarner, was taken to the local Union hospital, where he was declared dead, The Associated Press reports.

Calling the discovery “beyond terrible,” Sheriff Greg Ewing said Hoopingarner was blind, severely malnourished and weighed less than 15 pounds. Read the full article here ▶