Teen Had A Treatable Medical Condition With Care. Instead, Her Mom Allegedly Neglected Her And Caused Her Death.

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Source: MEGA; Charles County Sheriff's Office

Aug. 19 2022, Published 4:24 p.m. ET

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An 18-year-old died from neglect and pneumonia and now her mom is accused of murder, police said.

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On Sept. 30, the Charles County Sheriff’s Office in Maryland responded to a home for a person not breathing. When deputies arrived, they found Elizabeth Marie Evening Star Stone, 18, dead in her bed.

Her mom, Virginia Stone, said her daughter suffered from numerous medical conditions.

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Investigators learned the teen had a medical condition that was diagnosed years ago but could be treatable with the proper care, according to the sheriff’s office.

However, the teen’s death was ruled a homicide due to neglect, pneumonia and malnutrition.

Police said Virginia Stone failed to provide adequate care leading to the death. The mom now faces charges of second-degree murder and physical injury to a vulnerable adult. She is being held without bond in a Maryland jail.


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