A Detroit man is being held responsible for his wife’s death and is being charged with second degree abuse of a vulnerable adult.
The 400-pound woman was left in her bed, surrounded by her own waste. She suffered a crushed pelvis and had her bladder ruptured in a car accident last year. She died last week from injuries associated with her morbid obesity,
Her husband was her designated caretaker and neglected to perform his duties. Their four children are living with another relative.
When a person’s death is the result of completely preventable circumstances, there may be merit for a wrongful death lawsuit.