Name: Sharon McManness.
Died: January 23, 2019.
Age at death: 75.
Cause of death: Infected bedsores.
Location: Olanthe, Kansas, USA.
Sharon’s son moved in to care for her, but then moved back out even though she had severe dementia. She needed more care than he provided, and was eventually found dead. She was malnourished and dehydrated and weighed only 58 pounds. An autopsy determined she died from an infection caused by her severe bedsores.
Raymond McManness (Son), pleaded no contest to second-degree murder, sentenced to 374 months in prison.
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