Noama Ware

Blurry photo of a white-haired old lady with pale skin.Name: Noama Ware.
Died: October 2014.
Age at death: 78.
Cause of death: Abuse.
Location: Shelley, Idaho, USA.
Disability: Frail elder, likely dementia/hoarding.

Noama’s husband and son both abused her. After an argument about her keeping her many cats in her bedroom, her son kicked her, injuring her severely; and then as she lay in bed, her grandson kicked her, killing her.

They buried her body in their duck pen, and her death went unnoticed for five years until her daughter died in a car accident and the police tried to find her to break the news.

Perpetrator: Harley Howell (Grandson), charged with abuse and neglect of an elder and failure to report a death; Douglas Howell (Son), charged with abuse and neglect of an elder.

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