Name: Robert Gensiak.
Died: March 20, 2013.
Age at death: 32.
Cause of death: Fatal neglect.
Location: Scranton, Pennsylvania, USA.
Disability: Down syndrome.
Robert was severely neglected by his family; he died of blood poisoning from an untreated skin rash his body could not fight because he was so malnourished.
Susan Gensiak (Mother), pled to third-degree murder, sentenced to 10-20 years in prison
Joan Gensiak (Sister), convicted of neglect, sentenced to 6 years.
Rebekah Gensiak (Sister), convicted of misdemeanor neglect, sentenced to 6-23 months in jail.
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