Arthur Pelham

Photo of Arthur Pelham.Name: Arthur “Gary” Pelham.
Died: January 5, 2015.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Jonesboro, Georgia, USA.
Disability: Bipolar disorder, schizophrenia.

Details:
Gary’s caregiver locked him outside the house during a January ice storm and would not let him back inside. In ten hours, he was dead.

Mr. Pelham was a military veteran.

Perpetrator: Dale El Smith (Paid caregiver), convicted of murder, sentenced to life.

Source:
Ex-caregiver gets life for murder in freezing death of man
Murder conviction stands for woman who left veteran outside to freeze
Murder conviction upheld for woman who let veteran freeze to death