Kaylea Titford

Photo of a heavyset teeange girl with light skin and brown hair tied back. She is smiling, and wearing a burgundy hoodie.Name: Kaylea Titford.
Died: October 11, 2020.
Age at death: 16.
Cause of death: Infected bedsores.
Location: Newtown, Powys, Wales, UK.
Disability: Spina bifida, hydrocephalus.

Details:
Kaylea died from “inflammation and infection in extensive areas of ulceration arising from obesity and its complications in a girl with spina bifida and hydrocephalus.” Police allege that Kaylea’s parents did not provide her a proper diet or enough exercise, so that she grew very obese, and that her parents then did not address the pressure sores that resulted when she was left for a long time in the same position.

Case Status:
Alun Titford (Father), charged with gross negligence manslaughter and causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person.
Sarah Lloyd-Jones (Mother), charged with gross negligence manslaughter and causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person.

Sources:
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