OCONEE COUNTY, S.C. (WSPA) – A man was convicted Wednesday of unlawful neglect of a vulnerable adult resulting in the death of his mother in Oconee County.
According to the Tenth Judicial Circuit, a jury found Mack Adams Gaines, 52, guilty in the January 2018 death of his mother, Alma Louise Gaines.
According to warrants, Alma Gaines fell in a home on December 15, 2017, and Mack Gaines did not seek medical attention for her until December 18, 2017.
Emergency medical personnel found Alma Gaines unconscious lying half-naked covered in feces and urine.
Alam Gaines, 92, died on January 17, 2018, as a result of her injuries, the solicitor’s office said.
At the time of his mother’s death, Mack Gaines was on parole for a prior murder conviction.
A judge sentenced Mack Gaines to 20 years in prison.