Violet Barker

No PhotoName: Violet Barker.
Died: December 9, 2015.
Age at death: 92.
Cause of death: Neglect.
Location: Boynton Beach, Florida, USA.
Disability: Mobility impaired; used walker.

Details:
Violet’s son left her alone in her room. She usually used a walker to get around her home, but her son didn’t check on her when she didn’t come out to eat. Only weeks later did he report her death, which medical examiners determined had been from starvation.

Perpetrator: Robert C. Hart (Son), charged with aggravated manslaughter of an elderly person or disabled adult.

Source:
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