This little angel Aniya Maria Day Garret, is 4 years old. Aniya passed away on march 11 2018 in Euclid Ohio.
Her mother Sierra Day 23, and her boyfriend, Deonte Lewis, 26,are charged with aggravated murder in connection with Aniya’s death.
Aniya reportedly had burn marks on her feet and legs, a large bruise near her left eye and a cut on her face, when paramedic found her unresponsive at her apartment.
She was so emaciated that investigators could clearly make out the individual joints in her fingers and each of her ribs, according to a police report.
The police report also indicate that Aniya was already deceased before the 911 call was made by her mother and she has been for several hours as she was ice cold and stiff to the touch.
According to the Cuyahoga county medical examiner’s office, Aniya suffered a stroke caused by blunt impacts to the head with a subdural hematoma. The medical examiner’s office also found evidence Aniya was malnourished.
Aniyas father and other relative felt she was malnourished and being physically abused in recent months. They called Cuyahoga Country Children and family Service to report bruises on her body, such as rug burns and black eyes, they said. The day care that she attended also contacted the police department last year to report a series of suspicious injuries that occurred over year and a half period
Aniyas father, Mickhal Garrett, had sought custody of her for years and he had another court date set on March 19 which is today, unfortunately she died before her father was given a chance.
Aniya was laid to rest yesterday march 18 2018, amidst tears.
Credit… Hood magazine