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Jordan Heikamp died while in the care of his mother in a women's refuge to which the Catholic Children's Aid Society in Toronto who had been entrusted with his welfare had assigned him and his mother, even though Jordan's mother had not been battered and wasn't in any danger of being battered. The horror of the story is that in sending the mother and Jordan to that facility the Catholic Children's Aid Society condemned Jordan to death.
The autopsy revealed that there was not a bit of food or fluid in Jordan's emaciated stomach. He had starved to death. All that remained of him was a shrunken bundle of bones enclosed by loose skin folds that weighed no more than four pounds.
He died, even though child welfare workers had been concerned that he had not been thriving. Jordan Heikamp died in full view of the people who could have saved him: his mother and the child care workers entrusted with his life. WHS