In Mississippi, the starvation death of 4-year-old Austin Watkins has been ruled a homicide. Austin’s grandmother, Janice Mowdy and his aunt, Stephanie Bell are charged with murder and felony child abuse. Austin passed away in November. He was almost five years-old. Ms. Mowdy and Ms. Bell remain in custody at the Scott County jail.
The autopsy revealed Austin died from dehydration and starvation. The Keane Law Firm represents victims that have been catastrophically injured nationwide. Please contact our office for a consultation if you or someone you know has been victimized at the hands of a child abuser.
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Attorney Christopher Keane has devoted his Bay Area practice to representing children whose lives have been irrevocably altered by abuse, neglect, injury, or death. He is a member of the San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center (SFCAPC), and is currently serving as the co-Vice President on their Board of Directors. The prestigious Martindale-Hubbell Law Directory Bar Registry of Preeminent Lawyers has awarded Christopher Keane a top rating and, reflecting his dedication to professional excellence. In addition, Mr. Keane is a member of the Million Dollar Advocates Forum Top Trial Lawyers in America, listed in the top 500 Plaintiff's attorneys in America by Lawdragon.com and as a principal member of Keane Law has acted as lead plaintiff’s lawyer on a number of successful multi-million dollar cases.