Name: Maria Huerta.
Died: September 4, 2021.
Age at death: 74.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Elmendorf, Texas, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; frail elder.
Maria’s body was found in her home by police. She had bedsores, and police say she was neglected to death by her son, who allegedly took payments for caring for her, but went off to work as a trucker, leaving her without care.
Juan Santos Huerta (Son), charged with injury to the elderly with bodily injury by omission.
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