Eric M. SMITH

Classification: Homicide
Characteristics: Juvenile (13) - Sexual abuse
Number of victims: 1
Date of murder: August 2, 1993
Date of arrest: 7 days after
Date of birth: January 22, 1980
Victim profile: Derrick Robie, 4
Method of murder: Strangulation - Dropped a pair of large rocks on the boy’s head
Location: Savona, Steuben County, New York, USA
Status: Sentenced to the maximum term then available for juvenile murderers — a minimum of nine years to life in prison in 1994

(Left: Eric Smith, Right: Victim Derrick Robie)