A Philadelphia prosecutor says six-year-old Khalil Wimes weighed just 29 pounds when he died in March of last year, having been starved and beaten by his parents right up to the day before he died.
Authorities say it was a slow and torturous death for six-year-old Khalil Wimes, who weighed just about 30 pounds when he died.
Latiff Hadi and Tina Cuffie (also known as Floyd and Tina Wimes) are charged with the murder of their son earlier this year.
Anne Marie Ambrose, Commissioner of the Department of Human Services, was testifying at a city council budget hearing when one lawmaker asked about the Khalil Wimes case.
Khalil Wimes, 6, weighed just 29 pounds when he died last month. Parents Floyd and Tina are accused of abusing Khalil and face 1st degree murder charges.
A young boy has died and his parents are in police custody on charges related to neglect and abuse.