By Dan Hurley Tanner Bivins was declared dead on January 5, 2018, at a hospital in Paducah, Kentucky, the week before his sixth birthday. As the Louisville Courier-Journal reported, Tanner was emaciated and dehydrated, and his scalp was covered with sores. Authorities later found his home strewn with garbage and vermin. The house had no utilities and no heat; the temperature had dropped to eleven degrees the night that Tanner died.
According to the National Child Abuse and Ne