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Child Abuse of Nadine Lockwood

by Amber
(West Virginia, USA)

Nadine Lockwood September 1991 – August 31, 1996: 
Washington Heights New York was the place for a nightmarish demise of a four year old girl. Nadine Lockwood was starved over the course of one year, until she finally succumbed to malnourishment. At only 15 and half pounds, she was about the size of a six month old. Her mother, Carla Lockwood, wanted to put the girl up for adoption, but decided not to, and begrudged the girl ever since. She refused to feed her, leaving her in a squalid crib, covered in her own urine and feces, and a blanket, so she did not have to look at her. Nadine was said to have peeked out from time to time, so she could watch her brothers and sisters play. When police found the emasiated child, her mother, Carla Lockwood admitted to starving the child because she hated her. It was a case that happened before the Nixmary Brown tragedy, and social services failed yet again. Please don't let this little girl be forgotten, no one knew she even existed during her life. so maybe we can all be sure her death wasn't in vain. HER MOTHER REFERRED TO HER AS IT, we can refer to her as a poster child for abused and neglected children everywhere. I can not post a picture of Nadine, as there are no pictures of her.

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