Deysi Yhuriko Martinez

Thursday Crime Stories: Mom charged with delaying son’s medical care after suspicious injury

ALSO: 10-year-old victim of ‘bullycide’

A North Carolina woman alleged was so negligent in getting medical care for the boy that he died. Deysi Yhuriko Martinez, 22, is jailed on a felony child neglect charge while prosecutors consider charges against another person relating to the injuries that went untreated. Nancy Grace digs into this disturbing death case of 3-year-old Eric with lawyer and child advocate Ashley Willcott, forensics expert Joseph Scott Morgan, New York psychologist Caryn Stark, and Crime Stories contributing reporter John Lemley.

Also read: Negligent ‘mom’ who failed to get son medical treatment in time is finally behind bars, months after little boy’s death: Prosecutor 

Grace and friends also discuss the case of a 10-year-old Colorado girl who hanged herself after being bullied. Ashawnty Davis reportedly confronted a school bully in late October, and the incident was caught on video. Her parents believe her “bullycide” was triggered after she was embarrassed by the posting of the video on a social platform.

Also read: ‘Child of joy’ who hanged herself after schoolyard fight video circulated on social media is a victim of ‘Bullycide,’ say her heartbroken parents

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[Feature Photo: Deysi Yhuriko Martinez/Raleigh-Wake City-County Bureau of Identification]