Aiden Stein


Age: 12

central figure of a 2004 shaken baby syndrome case who was four months old when he was rushed to a hospital in Mansfield, Ohio in March 2004 after being shaken by his father Matthew Stein and remained in a persistent vegetative state for the rest of his life suffering from severe brain damage, blindness and deafness whose case drew national attention when his parents waged a successful legal fight to prevent a court-appointed guardian from having him taken off life support despite three doctors testifying that the boy would never recover.

Cause of Death: Complications from head injuries

Born: October 27, 2003

Died: March 20, 2016

Columbus, Ohio