Name: Mindy Speck.
Died: August 22, 2016.
Age at death: 21.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Eastlake, Ohio, USA.
Disability: Autism, cerebral palsy, Type I diabetes.
When Mindy had a meltdown after having to spend a day in the hospital being treated for a urinary tract infection, Mindy’s mother gave her repeated doses of insulin until she collapsed from hypoglycemia. It wasn’t until the next day that Mindy’s mother called paramedics, and by then Mindy was dead.
Perpetrator: Sandra Speck (Mother), pleaded guilty to involuntary manslaughter, sentenced to 88 days in jail and 100 hours of community service.
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