Died: May 16, 2017.
Age at death: Elder.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Milford, Connecticut, USA.
This woman was found dead of starvation and malnutrition, having been drugged with sleeping pills and antipsychotics. After an investigation lasting several years, her caregiver was arrested.
Perpetrator: Michael O’Connell (Caregiver), charged with first-degree abuse.
Source: Milford police charge caretaker after woman’s 2017 homicide
Name: John Wyatt Clark.
Died: November 29, 2013.
Age at death: 14 months.
Cause of death: Neglect, medical neglect.
Location: Calgary, Alberta, Canada.
Disability: Unknown; developmental delays.
Through his entire life, John’s parents never took him to the doctor, even though he was very small for his age and had obvious developmental delays. They also fed him an extreme diet that did not include all the nutrients he needed. When he was 14 months old, he died from malnutrition and a staph infection that overwhelmed his weakened body.
Perpetrator: Jennifer Clark (Mother) and Jeromie Clark (Father), both convicted of criminal negligence causing death and failure to provide the necessaries of life.
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