Report: OPP charge caregiver after elderly man found living in ‘deplorable’ conditions in Elliot Lake


Provincial Police have charged a 68 year old woman working as a caregiver in Elliot Lake after investigating a complaint of an elderly man living in deplorable conditions.

The OPP Criminal Investigation Branch (CIB) conducted the investigation. 

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It  determined that numerous legal documents had been forged and a substantial amount of money stolen from the victim.

The woman is charged with failing to provide the necessaries of life, criminal breach of trust, and theft over $5000.

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She is also facing fourteen counts each of theft under $5000, fraud under $5000, making forged documents, and using forged documents.

The accused is scheduled to appear before the Ontario Court of Justice in Sault Ste. Marie on July 3, 2018.

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The OPP believes there may be more victims in the area. 

Anybody with information is asked to contact the East Algoma Detachment at 1-888-310-1122 or the nearest police authority.


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