Name: Mary Driscoll.
Died: May 24, 2014.
Age at death: 94.
Cause of death: Fatal abuse.
Location: Brick, New Jersey, USA.
Disability: Dementia, “frail”.
Mary’s granddaughter came home drunk and angry from a date and took out her anger on her grandmother, beating her badly, leaving her lying on the floor without medical attention for a weekend, and then beating her again.
A friend of her granddaughter’s who saw Mary’s injuries called 911. Mary was taken to the hospital, but she had suffered head injuries that were too severe to survive. She died eight days after the initial beating.
Perpetrator: Katherine Schubert (Granddaughter), pleaded guilty to manslaughter, sentenced to 5-10 years.