COOLBAUGH TOWNSHIP — A woman is facing charges in the death of a man who she was caring for in Monroe County.
The charges, including criminal homicide, came after a Monroe County coroner’s inquest in April determined the death of the 92-year old was no accident.
Judith Marc remained silent as she was led into her arraignment where
she was charged with numerous offenses, including criminal homicide,
neglect of a care dependent person, abuse of corpse and tampering with
evidence for the death of 92-year-old man who died while in her care.
Officers were called to Marc`s home here inside a Pocono Country
Place back in December where William Collins was found dead, sitting in a
wheelchair in Marc`s basement.
Investigators say Collins had several wounds, bruises and blood stains on his body.
An autopsy showed that Collins` neck had been broken and his head had impact wounds and that`s what caused him to die.
Police say witnesses told them they believed the caretaker was abusing Collins not only physically but also financially.
According to the charging documents, investigators found out that
Judith Marc is the sole beneficiary of William Collins` will. And that
back in September she tried more than once to take out a half a million
dollars life insurance policy on Collins.
These charges come just a month after jurors in a coroner`s inquest
found that Collins` death was homicide and that Marc was responsible for
Marc was denied bail.
She is scheduled to have a preliminary hearing on May 27th at 1 p.m.
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Caretaker Arrested in Death of Elderly Man