Woman Convicted of Negligent Homicide in Grandmother’s Death


A New Hampshire jury has convicted a woman of negligent homicide in the death of her grandmother, who died days after she was found on the floor of her mobile home in her own urine and feces. 

The jury on Monday also found 34-year-old Meritel Saintil, of Baltimore, guilty of failure to report adult abuse. She was acquitted of criminal neglect of an elder adult. 

Saintil and her mother, Katherine Saintil-Brown, were accused of leaving 75-year-old Nancy Parker on the floor of her Exeter home in 2016. The mother faces trial in January. 

Hospital staff testified Parker was covered in dried stool and had rotting flesh on her thighs. 

Saintil testified Parker's home remained dirty despite her efforts to clean it. Saintil told police Parker refused to leave the floor and directed her and mother not to call 911. 

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