|Name||Erika Antoinette Hill|
|Found||February 26, 2007|
|Missing from||Fitchburg, Wisconsin|
|Identified||September 15, 2015|
|Cause of death||Asphyxiation (homicide)|
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Erika Antoinette Hill was a young African-American female who was found murdered in February 2007. Hill was fifteen years old and was allegedly murdered by her adoptive mother after a long period of abuse. Hill had several other children in her household.
A day after her death, the victim's body was found in an abandoned garage. She had been suffocated and beaten to death and then burned, which left her remains in an unrecognizable state. An identifying attribute of the female is that she had many scars on her face, in various stages of healing, that had occurred before she was murdered.
Her mother pleaded guilty to reduced charges in July 2016 and was sentenced to 20 years in November.
- Erika Hill on Wikipedia