Name: Florence Girard.
Died: October 13, 2018.
Age at death: 54.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.
Disability: Down syndrome.
Florence’s caregiver neglected her. She grew steadily thinner until she finally starved to death, weighing only 56 pounds.
Florence was a silly, boy-crazy, and liked having her picture taken. She competed in the 1993 Special Olympics. She was one of 14 siblings.
Perpetrator: Astrid Charlotte Dahl (Paid caregiver with Kinsight), charged with criminal negligence and failure to provide the necessaries of life.
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