Facts: Mom breaks her jaw and arm, and then is bedridden and held hostage by her son, lack of care causes the physical and mental deterioration of her body. Neice calls mom and she calls social services who force entry and discover her.
Prosecution: omission to act, caretaker responsibility, requirement of voluntary omission, murder.
Defense: never said her arm or jaw was broken, never stated he is caretaker or is responsible for care, and so charges should be dropped
Sentencing: prison between 2-10 years for felony of the third degree.