07/18/2016 04:15 EDT | Updated 07/18/2016 04:59 EDT

Ezekiel Stephan Death: Should The Parents Have Been Held Liable?

Back in 2012, 19-month-old Ezekiel Stephan died of meningitis after his parents, David and Collet Stephan, who believed he had the flu, treated him with natural remedies such as hot peppers, garlic, onions and horseradish.

The parents, who also did not vaccinate their son, were eventually found guilty in the toddler's death and faced some harsh criticism over social media.

Months have passed since their conviction, but the debate continues as to whether or not parents should be held liable for a child's death.

Watch the video above to get caught up on the conversation, and let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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