Name: Herman Ritchey Jr.
Died: October 24, 2012.
Age at death: 70.
Cause of death: Fatal neglect.
Location: Mio, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease, cardiovascular disease.
Herman’s daughter and son-in-law took his social security payments while they left Herman locked in his bedroom and denied him the medication and care he needed. He eventually died from starvation.
Perpetrator: Rachel Bruce (Daughter) and Carl Bruce (Son-in-law), both convicted of felony murder and vulnerable adult abuse and sentenced to life without parole.
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