Name: Shirley Thompson.
Died: September 2, 2017.
Age at death: 73.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.
Shirley’s sons left her alone and uncared-for until she died of sepsis from infected pressure sores, malnutrition, and dehydration.
She had been a church volunteer.
Perpetrator: Phillip Joseph Thompson (Son) and David Thompson (Son), both charged with manslaughter by gross criminal neglect.
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