Name: Barbara Rabins.
Died: August 18, 2011.
Age at death: 70.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Ross, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Intellectual disability, stroke.
Barbara’s caregivers neglected her and stole her trust fund money. When she died, she was underweight, dehydrated, and covered in bedsores.
Perpetrator: John Tedesco and Tina Tedesco, friends of the family, charged with third-degree murder; initially pled guilty, but revoked the plea; convicted of third-degree murder, sentenced to 15 1/4 – 30 1/2 years in prison.
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