A housebound pensioner died after being left to sit in a chair for a year by her own daughter.
Linda Farr, 68, was jailed for 20 months, suspended for two years, after admitting to the gross negligence manslaughter of her 86-year-old mother.
Frail Doreen Shufflebotham died on September 6 2016, after becoming increasingly unwell with a catalogue of injuries and health conditions.
She had a femur fracture, which had become infected, and suffered a pulmonary embolism, sepsis, deep-vein thrombosis and acute bacterial meningitis. A housebound pensioner died after being left to sit in a chair for a year by her own daughter at this bungalow in Stoke-on-Trent In a statement issued following sentencing, police said: ‘Medical experts estimated that Doreen had not moved from the chair that she was sat in for 8 to 12 months.’
Three days after her mother’s death, Farr, of Hanley, Stoke-on-Trent, was arrested and later charged.
She was sentenced at Stafford Crown Court on Monday, having previously admitted gross negligence manslaughter.Neighbours told how they were not even aware a second person had been living at the property inducting one resident who had lived next door for 12 years.Her other next door neighbour said her home even had an infestation […]