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San Antonio mother ‘clinging to life’ due to neglect from youngsters; 3 arrested


The sheriff added that the 57-year-old sufferer is hospitalized and never anticipated to survive.

SAN ANTONIO — Three persons are in custody after neglecting care for his or her 57-year-old mother to the purpose that she’s “clinging to life” at a San Antonio hospital, in accordance to Sheriff Javier Salazar. 

The suspects are 37-year-old Oscar Dominguez, 24-year-old Roxanna Carrero and 18-year-old Pedro Luis Carrero. They’ve been charged with damage to a disabled particular person with critical bodily damage, which Salazar stated quantities to a first-degree felony. 

But he additionally stated he plans to push for extra extreme costs if the sufferer dies. 

The arrests had been made Thursday, a number of days after Bexar County deputies had been notified by Adult Protective Services concerning the potential lack of care. Salazar stated it was medical suppliers who first observed “a steep decline in her level of health.”

“She was in such deplorable condition that we felt the need to take resolute action very quickly,” he added. “She is not expected to survive, due to the level of neglect she was shown.”

The sufferer had well being and mobility points that relegated her to being below hospice care at her Caballo Canyon residence, between Kirby and Converse. According to Salazar, the suspects had been conscious of their obligations and had organized to cut up up the duties of feeding their mother and offering her with medical care. 

Instead, the sheriff says, “it appeared none of them were doing what they were supposed to be doing.”

He says the mother was present in “filthy conditions” when situated by deputies, together with insect infestations in her room and mildew rising on elements of her physique. 

“It’s likely she’s going to pay with her life for their neglect,” Salazar stated.

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