Died: Unknown; perpetrators charged in 2017.
Age at death: 96.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Anderson County, South Carolina, USA.
Disability: Unspecified; frail elder, wheelchair user.
This 96-year-old woman’s great-grandson and a woman had moved in to care for her; but instead of doing so, they used meth and neglected her. She died from sepsis, from an infected bedsore.
Perpetrator: Jesse Long (Great-grandson), pleaded guilty to abuse of a vulnerable adult resulting in serious bodily injury, sentenced to 15 years in prison and 5 years probation, as well as 15 years for drug charges; Veronica Bryant (Housemate), pleaded guilty to abuse of a vulnerable adult resulting in death, sentenced to 3 years in prison and 5 years probation.