Authorities: Caretaker left victim out in hot sun for too long, causing heat stroke and 2nd-degree burns
Authorities have announced the indictment of a New Jersey caretaker, who has been charged with neglect of an elderly disabled person after she allegedly left her out in the hot sun for too long.
According to the Attorney General's office, Valerie Pinchinat, 28, of Linden, was caring for a resident at Advancing Opportunities in Marlboro back in July of 2019.
Pinchinat is accused of leaving the resident outside in the hot sun and direct sunlight. The victim suffered a heat stroke and second-degree burns on her legs, chest and arms.
If convicted Pinchinat, faces three to five years in prison.