10 March 2013
Grandmother Found Dead With Maggots In Hair
A South Side woman has been charged with elderly neglect after her malnourished, bedridden (90-year-old) grandmother was discovered dead with maggots in her hair, bed sores, skin ulcers and chemical burns caused by lying in her own urine.
An autopsy conducted by the Cook County Medical Examiner’s office revealed that Cotton died of hypertension, arteriosclerosis and
Falls, 40, had power of attorney over Cotton’s matters and routinely cashed the elderly woman’s monthly disability checks...