Albert Franklin

No PhotoName: Albert Franklin.
Died: Sometime after July 28, 2014.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Flint, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Dementia.

Albert was neglected by his girlfriend and her niece. He had a feeding tube because of an obstruction in his throat, but they refused to use it, so Albert starved until he weighed only 52 pounds. He was hospitalized in July 2014, in septic shock from untreated bedsores, and died there.

Perpetrator: Alice Bitters (Girlfriend), ruled not competent to stand trial and institutionalized; Melissa Bardoni (Girlfriend’s niece), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder.

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