Name: David Fuhrman.
Died: November 24, 2015.
Age at death: 54.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Penn Hills, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Mental illness; intellectual disability.
David was starved and neglected by his unpaid caregivers, who claimed they had “essentially adopted” him. He died of a combination of blood poisoning from untended bedsores, pneumonia, and malnutrition.
David worked at Goodwill.
Perpetrator: Adam Haynes and Pamela McNeal (Housemates; informal adoptive parents), both pleaded guilty to third-degree murder, neglect, conspiracy, and reckless endangerment.
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