Mansfield Woman Indicted for Murder

A Mansfield woman has been indicted for murder, after she allegedly allowed her mother to starve to death.  The Richland County Prosecutors Office says that 77 year old Linda Sweat was only 5’4 and weighed 64 pounds, when police found her dead on October 23rd. 

RichlandSource.com reports, 44 year old Jennifer Sweat was indicted on two counts of murder, involuntary manslaughter and failure to provide for an impaired person. The allegation from the Prosecutors Office says that Linda Sweat was under the care of Jennifer Sweat from Jan. 1st, 2018 until October 23rd, 2018 and Jennifer failed to provide for her mother, who was bed ridden.

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