Myrtis E. Cunningham




Age: 30


Summary: New York child killer who was sentenced to a maximum of 85-year life terms after he pleaded guilty in the beating death of his 9-month-old nephew Marcus Wright in April 2006, in which the child had suffered from massive internal injuries, including broken ribs, a swollen brain and liver, and some pelvic injuries, before his body was thrown in the Hudson River.



Cause of Death: Homicide by beating


Born: April 19, 1976


Died: December 25, 2006


Location: Queens County, New York