Jerome Richardson

 

 

 

Age: 14

 

Summary: Baton Rouge teen who had been hospitalized in critical condition for more than two months from third-degree burns suffered all over his body after he was doused with lighter fluid and set on fire while sleeping by his father John Powell on August 13, 2002 as the attack apparently followed several arguments between the pair at their Baton Rouge, Louisiana home.

 

 

Cause of Death: Complication from burn injuries

 

Born: circa 1988

 

Died: October 22, 2002

 

Location: Galveston, Texas