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Woman Found Guilty of Elderly Abuse

A woman was convicted of elderly abuse nearly three years after the 76-year-old man’s body was found in his home. The woman faces up to 13 years in prison when she is sentenced. She was convicted of elder abuse with a “strike” for a previous robbery conviction and an enhancement for great bodily injury. The manslaughter charge was dropped after pathologist concluded that blunt force trauma did not cause the heart attack that ended the elderly man’s life. The man’s body was found after his caretaker called 911. Elderly abuse occurs everywhere, including Chicago, Illinois. To read more about elderly abuse, please click the link.