Name: Lerae Britain Moeller Bush.
Died: February 10, 2018.
Age at death: 85.
Cause of death: Murder.
Location: Bloomington, California, USA.
Disability: Alzheimer’s disease.
Lerae died in a fire started by a man who had been living with her, caring for her, and telling others that he was her son. He started out doing housework for her, then moved on to managing her finances, and eventually kept her locked in a one-room garage without utilities. He tried, but failed, to inherit her estate.
She was “aristocratic and eccentric”, a retired educator who loved the arts.
Perpetrator: Noel Montes Cazares, a.k.a. Giovanni Bush, charged with arson, murder, neglect of a dependent and obstruction of justice.
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