Woman gets jail time for feeding niece nothing but Cream of Wheat

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TOLEDO (WTOL) - The elderly woman found guilty of negligence in connection with her niece's death has being sentenced.

71-year-old Naomi George was found guilty of reckless homicide and failure to provide for an impaired person. She received three years community control in Lucas County Common Pleas Court.

George had been caring for her 52-year-old niece, Lorna, for the last 49 years. Lorna was born with a condition that left her bed-ridden.

Police say George never took her to the doctor and only fed her Cream of Wheat. Lorna eventually died from malnutrition.