Disabled girl left alone with mom’s corpse for nine days: family

Kevin Prentice, (L) and his brother Mike (R), had reported their mother Yvonne numerous times to the Ministry of Children and Family Development. Photograph by: Screengrab, Global BC

BY ANDREA WOO, VANCOUVER SUN

VANCOUVER — A 14-year-old girl with Down syndrome was left alone with her mother’s corpse in their Chilliwack trailer home for nine days after the mother died of a suspected drug overdose.

The girl’s two brothers are outraged at the province, saying their repeated warnings to the Ministry of Children and Family Development that their mother was unfit to care for the girl were never adequately addressed.

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