Toddler starves to death after being left alone to fend for self

Toddler starves to death after being left alone to fend for self
Devin Moon (Image via 11Alive)

[Ed. – Unfathomable]

The 29-year-old mother called authorities to report that her young daughter was “unresponsive” and “cold to the touch” on July 24.

Gwinnett County police arrived to the home on Paxton Lane in unincorporated Lilburn and found the child dead.

She was 2 years and 11 months old.

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She weighed 14 pounds, according to police.

Three-year-old girls typically weigh between 26 and 38 pounds, according to growth charts from the CDC.

Detectives interviewed the mother, Devin Moon, who told them that her daughter, Reygan, was born with medical issues which prevented her from gaining weight.

An autopsy found that Reygan’s death was due to neglect. Malnutrition. No medical issues were found that would have led to Reygan’s death, authorities stated.

Authorities said malnutrition was only one of the ways in which Moon neglected her daughter.

Investigators believe Devin Moon worked as a dancer at a local club.

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