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Death of Elderly Woman Ruled Homicide

The death of a 90 year old woman that passed away in early June has been ruled a homicide due to neglect. She was checked into a hospital for malnutrition and infected bed sores but died shortly after being admitted because her condition was so bad. The details as to who was taking care of her when this neglect occurred and whether a wrongful death suit will be filed are still not known. Authorities are beginning a full investigation into her death. Elderly abuse and neglect is a very prevalent issue all over the country, including in Chicago, Illinois. For full story click here.