Name: George Rusnack.
Died: January 9, 2019.
Age at death: 73.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Collier County, Florida, USA.
Disability: Dementia, mobility impaired.
George lived with two family friends who served as his caregivers; but they neglected him, leaving him dirty, letting pressure sores develop, and denying him his medication while they took money out of his bank account. A home-care agency reported that George was poorly cared for, but when George was finally taken to the hospital, he was too sick to recover and died.
Perpetrator: Ronald Everwine and Jennifer Everwine (Family friends), charged with aggravated manslaughter with culpable negligence of an elderly or disabled person and exploitation of the elderly for less than $10,000.
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