Moscow couple face vulnerable adult charges

Moscow couple face vulnerable adult charges

By Associated Press. CREATED Jul 24, 2014

MOSCOW, Idaho (AP) -- A northern Idaho man and woman police say took advantage of a vulnerable adult who died in their care of prolonged malnutrition are facing charges.

The Lewiston Tribune reported in a story on Thursday that 21-year-old Lindsay M. Winter and 24-year-old Charles W. Write are each charged with principal to neglect of a vulnerable adult, principal to exploitation of a vulnerable adult, and principal to a fraudulent act to obtain public assistance.

Police say that 67-year-old Lee Pohrman died after being found Nov. 3 on the kitchen floor of a trailer in Moscow. Court records say he was covered with dirt and bedsores.

Police say Pohrman lived with Winter and Write, his caretakers.

Winter and Write are scheduled to appear in court for a preliminary hearing on July 31.