Vickie Balogh

Photo of Vickie Balogh, a middle-aged woman wearing a pink silk blouse. Her skin is fair, but her face is flushed; she wears glasses and her straight brown hair is cut to shoulder length.Name: Vickie Balogh.
Died: October 23, 2016.
Age at death: 57.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Trenton, Michigan, USA.
Disability: Spinocerebellar ataxia.

Vickie starved to death, filthy, emaciated and with severe bedsores, because her sons did not care for her.

She was a widow whose husband had died of lung cancer three years before. She had worked for a telephone company before her disability progressed and forced her to retire.

Perpetrator: Gabriel V. Balogh (Son) and Grant C. Balogh (Son); both charged with murder, involuntary manslaughter, and abuse of a vulnerable adult.

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