Tag Archive for manslaughter

Toxic Tush case results in manslaughter decision

In November of 2011, we were shocked by a story that alleged a fake doctor was injecting potentially toxic but certainly dangerous material in women’s backsides to make them larger. Oneal Ron Morris conducted the unsanitary and horrific procedure by injecting silicone caulk, cement, and mineral oil into the tissue and sealing it up with…

Child died from complication from ear infection; parents face criminal charges

Profound ignorance kills children. An 18 month old child is dead because the parents did not get her medical attention, instead treating her with homeopathy and herbal meds. Ebed S. Delozier, 29, and Christine E. Delozier, 34, both of Wyalusing, Pennsylvania, are charged with involuntary manslaughter and endangering the welfare of children this week after an investigation showed…

L’Aquila decision against geoscientists overturned

In an update to a story that shook geoscientists around the world, almost all of the people formerly found guilty in the L’Aquila earthquake prediction manslaughter case have been acquitted. Verdict Overturned for Italian Geoscientists Convicted of Manslaughter | WIRED. Today, after a surprisingly swift-by-Italian-standards appeals process, the three-judge panel acquitted six of the men.…

Guilty: Mother who killed autistic son cites facilitated communication as evidence

This sounds more like a psychological horror than anything. The details include mention of the mob, sexual abuse of a child, death threats, suicide attempts, and a hoax communication technique. The child was the ultimate victim. A short mention is given that the evidence for the defendant included messages obtained via “facilitated communication” via a Blackberry…

Sweat and squeeze guru is free to build empire again

I can’t help but think of the new season of Arrested Development. But, this is neither funny nor fiction. Motivational speaker that pimps “Harmonic Wealth” is free from prison after two years and looks like is on track to continue his business. They’re watching as guru in sweat lodge case goes free – CNN.com. New…

Mother remains in prison for failure to seek medical attention for premature child

Oregon City faith-healing mom to remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal | OregonLive.com. A member of an Oregon City-based faith-healing church will remain in prison while her manslaughter conviction is on appeal. A Clackamas County judge turned down a petition Monday for early release while the conviction of Shannon Mae Hickman,…

Guilty verdict in earthquake trial: Scientists convicted for failing to give warning

This is a very disturbing outcome (an update to this story). Italian scientists convicted over earthquake warning – chicagotribune.com. An Italian court convicted six scientists and a government official of manslaughter on Monday and sentenced them to six years in prison for failing to give adequate warning of a deadly earthquake which destroyed the central…

Tulsa mother on trial for manslaughter after relying on prayer over medical help

Testimony begins in manslaughter trial against mother of 9-year-old | Tulsa World. Testimony began Wednesday in the manslaughter trial of a woman accused of relying on prayer instead of medical care to treat her ailing 9-year-old son who died of diabetes-related complications. Aaron Grady “suffered a long, hard, tragic death for no reason,” Assistant District…