Some children knew how he loved to draw,and was abused and constantly had cigarette burns on his body.The Time Magazine published a story on his death,and asked the family for a picture.They only had his mug shot.
This 11-year-old who carried guns,went into his casket with a suit that was too big for his little body,and his teddy bears.
This dead boy killed Shavon Dean, a neighborhood friend with a stray bullet. He called his grandma and wanted to confess. The Black Disciples heard he would confess.
Yummy was escorted by his BGD members. They killed him,instead of hiding him, like they promised. Yummy(who loved sweets),died in an alley full of broken glass.His grandmother(Mom) wanted to find him.She carried his clothes with her,and was ready to bring him home,to confess. Here is the documentary link http://mediaburn.org/video/weekend-tv-sandifer-murder/ Please realize the quality is grainy,but message authentic. UPDATE: If too many people are watching the video at the same time, you can’t access the link. Here is a crime scene video on the case. http://mediaburn.org/video/robert-sandifer-murder-case-5/#video from Andrew Jones. Thanks to Mediaburn.org!***Actual Funeral Footage***
Yummy had so many brothers and sisters,and they were all getting abused ,and burnt by cigarettes.The coroner report said he had 49 scars on his bodyhttp://articles.chicagotribune.com/1996-10-31/news/9610310281_1_abuse-victim-donoghue-scars. One of his brothers went blind because his mom would not take him to the doctor. His grandmother was his mom. He called his mom “Reen”. This lost soul haunted Shorty want to be a thug” also paid homage to Robert Yummy’s short life,and other babies killed by violence. This is the song that was made to remember the tragedy.http://youtu.be/eN6S8G_SXCg
There is also a book based on his life, that it is read to inner city youth to keep them from ending up, like Yummy.
Here is part 2, the aftermath of Yummy’s death.https://messymandella.com/2012/07/17/robert-yummy-sandifers-killers/ Yummy’s book is read as a lesson plan in inner city schools.