Jeffrey Baldwin wanted to be Superman before he was starved to death by his grandparents, father says

Fucking HeartBraking story of a little white boy, who was starved to death by his grandparents… This happens to Native children everyday in Foster care… Not to say this isn’t bad, but pay attention to all these cases.

National Post | News

TORONTO — Before Jeffrey Baldwin was placed in the care of the grandparent who starved him to death he was a happy little boy who tried to fly like his beloved Superman, his father said Thursday as he broke down in tears.

A coroner’s inquest into the five-year-old boy’s death heard for a second day from his father, who lost custody of Jeffrey when he was a toddler.

The boy and his three siblings were put into the care of their grandparents, Elva Bottineau and Norman Kidman, first by children’s aid societies then permanently by the courts.

Both had previous convictions for abusing Bottineau’s children from a previous relationship, but the Catholic Children’s Aid Society did not discover those files in their records until after Jeffrey’s death in November 2002.

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But before Jeffrey was locked in his room, forced to mop up his own urine and feces and so…

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