Ellen Jackson

Photo of Ellen Jackson, a middle-aged woman with shoulder-length gray hair.Name: Ellen Jackson.
Died: February 16, 2015.
Age at death: 66.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Shamokin, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Blindness, diabetes, heart disease.

Ellen’s daughter left her home unheated and left her alone on the floor to freeze to death.

Ellen was a good baker; her family especially remembers her coconut cream and chocolate pudding pies. She listened to gospel music and loved her three grandchildren.

Perpetrator: Mary Ellen Collins (Daughter), charged with involuntary manslaughter, neglect.

Source: Family Reacts After Woman Charged with Mother’s Death in Shamokin