Name: Marion J. Reynolds.
Died: August 27, 2017.
Age at death: 22.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Galva, Illinois, USA.
Disability: Unspecified severe disability; mobility impaired, tube fed.
Marion was kept in a filthy house and not given enough to eat. Her 18-year-old sister was also neglected, and was rescued when Marion was found, near death, and taken to a hospice where she died of the effects of long-term neglect and starvation.
Marion attended church and liked music.
Perpetrator: Dean P. Simoneaux (Grandfather), convicted of neglect of a disabled person, sentenced to 5 years; Barbara J. Simoneaux (Grandmother), convicted of neglect of a disabled person, sentenced to 90 days in jail.
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