Torture Mother: The Slow Murder of Sylvia Likens

When Sylvia Likens's parents dropped her and her sister, Jenny, off at the home of Gertrude Baniszewski for a few months while they traveled, they never imagined the horrors their daughter would go through. Starvation finally claimed Sylvia's life,...


When Sylvia Likens's parents dropped her and her sister, Jenny, off at the home of Gertrude Baniszewski for a few months while they traveled, they never imagined the horrors their daughter would go through. Starvation finally claimed Sylvia's life, but not before months of horrendous torture at the hands of her substitute "mother." This is not one for the faint of heart. Listen with caution. Many triggers including torture, abuse, and starvation.