Name: Ida Heginbotham.
Died: April 1, 2004.
Age at death: 87.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Preesall, Lancashire, England, UK.
Disability: Dementia, arthritis, hip replacements.
Ida’s husband cut her throat because he didn’t want her to be transferred to a dementia ward.
She was “a keen horsewoman” and the mother of six children.
Perpetrator: Bernard Heginbotham (Husband), pleaded guilty to manslaughter on the grounds of diminished responsibility; given a 12-month community rehabilitation order and released.
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