Couple accused of neglect in disabled son’s death

SANDUSKY, Ohio (AP) — A northern Ohio couple are accused of
neglect in the death of their disabled 33-year-old son, who
investigators say was malnourished and covered in bed sores.
near Sandusky say David Arthur Sr. and his wife, Deborah Arthur, were
charged Wednesday with involuntary manslaughter and failing to provide
for a functionally impaired person.
They’re being held at the Erie County jail. A message was left at the jail inquiring whether the couple
has an attorney.
County deputies went to the Arthurs’ home Sunday after the man’s
biological son, David Arthur Jr., was found dead. The Sandusky Register ( ) reports Deborah Arthur is
his stepmother.
Deputy Jared Oliver tells the newspaper David Arthur Jr. was
malnourished and it appeared he’d been in bed for a long time.