Life sentence for mother whose son, whom she fed on a vegan diet, died of malnutrition

A mother in Florida, USA, has been sentenced to life in prison for the death of her 18-month-old son, who she fed on a vegan diet, due to malnutrition.

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Sheila O’Leary, 38, who followed a strict vegan diet to her son, was convicted of six crimes in June.

According to the news in Euronws Turkish crimes against the death of his son Ezra O’Leary ‘first degree murder, aggravated child abuse, child abuse and twice child neglect crimes’was.

The mother’s sentence in the case heard in Lee District Court in Florida had previously been suspended four times. His wife, Ryan Patrick O’Leary, is also held in prison and awaits trial on the same charges.

The child’s weight was eight kilograms.

Investigators noted that the family only ate raw fruit and vegetables, but the couple said the toddler was breastfed.

The police report stated that the boy weighed eight kilograms and was the size of a seven-month-old baby when he died in September 2019.

The investigative team reported that the vegan couple, who lives in the town of Cape Coral, had two more children aged three and five, and it was determined that they were also malnourished.

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