What it Says About Us When a 17-Month-Old Boy
Is Beaten to Death for “Acting Like a Girl”
At approximately 8:25 p.m. last Sunday night, the New York State Police on Long Island logged a 911 call about a toddler in cardiac arrest. The boy, 17-month-old Roy Jones, was rushed from the Shinnecock Indian Reservation in Southampton, N.Y. to Southampton Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 9:11 p.m.
“I was trying to make him act like a boy instead of a little girl,” Jones explained.
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