Oklahoma Parents Arrested and Charged after Daughter, 3, Died of Cancer

Updated On 14 Jan, 2019 Published On

An Oklahoma parent, whose daughter died at the age of 3 on January 3 from cancer, is facing manslaughter charges for neglecting their daughter's disease, Lawton Constitution has confirmed.

According to the paper, authorities in Lawton, Oklahoma responded to reports of an unconscious toddler at a camper home.

The girl, who was unconscious but breathing at the time, reportedly had a 17-pound tumor. The 3-year-old was then rushed to a hospital but she later died.

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The Oklahoma couple, namely Bonnie Beth Mills-Lilly, 42, and Henry Clarence Lilly III, 49, failed to seek medical care for the child. It unclear where the tumor was located.

As per the report, first responders noticed that at least six more children were living with the couple in the camper.

They were arrested and charged on Thursday, January 10, with first-degree manslaughter. If the couple will be convicted, they will face a minimum of four years in prison.

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