Third family member arrested after woman dies of bed sores in Baton Rouge
BATON ROUGE – A third person has been arrested in connection with the death of a woman who needed special care.
Carl Lewis, 56, was booked into jail Thursday.
Lewis’ mother died earlier this summer. The woman, Barbara Lewis-Brown, was found dead on the sofa of her apartment on North Foster Drive. Autopsy results determined that Brown died of stage 4 bed sores combined with malnourishment and dehydration.
Already, Chasity Evette Lewis, 36, and Carlnessa Butler, 22, were arrested.
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The two women were charged with manslaughter and cruelty to the infirmed previously.
Carl Lewis’ arrest Thursday was on charges of cruelty to the infirmed.