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Ja’Ceon Terry
Ja'Ceon Terry

7yo foster care child restrained and killed at a psychiatric residential center

“Ja’Ceon Terry, a 7-year-old foster care child was restrained and killed at a psychiatric residential center in Kentucky on July 17, 2022. In September, the medical examiner ruled his death a homicide, finding he had been suffocated.”

“It is the second high-profile death of an African American foster child in psychiatric institutions in recent years. In April 2020, 16-year-old Cornelius Frederick was restrained at a psychiatric facility in Michigan and a medical examiner ruled this death a homicide.”

The Citizens Commission on Human Rights International (CCHR) has filed complaints demanding justice. Read the full article here.

Additional reporting from usatoday.com

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