An earlier version of this story contained incorrect information about when Opal Webb died. The day Webb died was Nov. 15, 2021 and the story has been corrected. We apologize for the error.
SCOTT COUNTY, Ky. (FOX 56) — A woman in Scott County is charged with the neglect of an elderly woman that led to her death.
Scott County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Investigation Unit has charged Constance Neaves for the neglect of her mother, Opal Webb.
Deputies started their investigation on Nov. 13, 2021, at Georgetown Community Hospital due to reports of suspected neglect.
When deputies arrived, Webb was being treated for several serious open wounds and appeared malnourished, according to the Scott County Sheriff’s Office.
The sheriff’s office said emergency physicians told deputies Webb’s injuries had gone weeks without care.
Webb was pronounced dead on Nov. 15, 2021. Doctors listed septic shock and neglect contributed to her death.