Howard Spracher

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Name: Howard E. Spracher.
Died: June 5, 2012.
Age at death: 67.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
Disability: Visually impaired, physical/mental ill health.

Howard’s girlfriend locked him into a bare room, starved him, and beat him. He died of his injuries.

Howard worked for sixteen years for the city of Omaha as a public events worker.

Perpetrator: Darlene Coulibaly (Girlfriend/Housemate), pleaded guilty to second-degree murder, domestic assault, and elder abuse; sentenced to 20 years in prison.

Source: Caretaker charged after elderly St. Louis man’s death