A normal five-year-old boy should weigh about 40 pounds, according to disabled-world.com, but a neglected five-year-old boy in Florida weighed only 25 pounds.
The boy had special needs and couldn’t stand, speak, or even walk. The boy’s mother, Naomie Hall was arrested when the Department of Children and Families went to investigate the case.
According to reports, the five-year-old was seen eating crumbs off the floor. Hall was living in the Volusia County home with her husband and two other kids.
Hall admitted that she hadn’t given her son his medicines and that she would often go three or four days without trying to feed him.
The poor child was dehydrated and very thin – he was so hungry he would chew on his hands – and that is when Hall would feed him.