Friday, February 29, 2008

A woman is charged with killing her disabled daughter

From Canwest News Service

A woman, Astrid Hueller, 46, has been charged with killing her 17-year-old daughter, Courtney Wise.

Courtney, who had celebral palsy and used a wheelchair, was found dead in a townhouse on February 18. The cause of her death is unknown.

Her mother faces charges of manslaughter, criminal negligence causing death and failing to provide the necessities of life in the sudden death of Courtney.

It has been reported that Astrid Hueller is single and the sole caregiver to several children, who are now under the care of a children's aid agency.

Full story here.