A Colorado mother has been accused of killing her 7-year-old daughter, a lady she falsely claimed was terminally ailing, in keeping with police.
Olivia Gant died in 2017. Within the weeks and months earlier than her loss of life, she was showered with love as donors stepped as much as present the household with quite a few presents and money.
Courtroom paperwork obtained by Denver TV station KUSA do not point out precisely how Olivia died, however her mother, Kelly Renee Turner, is now going through 13 legal prices after an in depth investigation.
Turner is accused of defrauding Medicare of greater than $500,000. She allegedly mislead two foundations and numerous folks — lots of them strangers — who donated after listening to about Olivia’s struggles with numerous medical points, together with allergy symptoms, autism, intestinal failure, seizures, tumors and unexplained ache.
KUSA says Turner has additionally been accused of not paying the funeral dwelling and cemetery that dealt with Olivia’s stays.
As Olivia neared loss of life, KUSA says her mother withdrew medical care and that the lady wasn’t correctly fed.
The indictment alleges a physician was surprised by Turner’s selections, saying Olivia “was not a terminal affected person” and that he “was ‘shocked’ when he heard that Turner withdrew all medical care and (Olivia) handed away.”
The lady’s physique was exhumed final 12 months. A evaluate discovered no proof of lots of the points Turned claimed Olivia had been coping with, in keeping with KUSA.