Australia Rosa Maione pleads guilty to manslaughter of Ann Marie Smith in Adelaide court

08:02  28 july  2021
08:02  28 july  2021 Source:   abc.net.au

Murray Bridge truck driver pleads guilty to Pimpinio fatal crash

  Murray Bridge truck driver pleads guilty to Pimpinio fatal crash The family and passengers of a bus driver who died in a collision with a truck on Victoria's Western Highway say their lives have been irrevocably damaged by the incident. On Wednesday, at a hearing in Geelong, truck driver Timothy Walsh pleaded guilty to culpable driving causing the death of Emil Pich near Pimpinio, in the Wimmera region, in 2019.In her victim impact statement, Mr Pich's partner included a loving poem that he had written for her before returning home from one of his bus trips.She said she would never get to live the life with him she had been looking forward to."He is never to be back in my arms.

Ann Marie Smith , 54, died after she was allegedly left to rot in her own waste. She died of septic shock, organ failure, pressure sores and malnourishment. Ms Smith 's carer Rosemary Maione was charged with her manslaughter . On Thursday Maione was released from police custody in Her lawyer Stephen Ey said she will surrender her Italian passport, promised not to get an Australian passport and would give up her job as a carer. 'Where she is going to live, she has her granddaughter there, aged six months,' he told Adelaide Magistrates Court . 'She will not be working as a carer but

Ann Marie Smith died on April 6. Her carer, Rosa Maione , has applied for bail during her first court appearance. The court heard she is also a suspect in the theft of Ms Smith 's jewellery and money. Former Federal Court judge Alan Robertson is leading an independent inquiry into the adequacy of the disability care provided to Ms Smith . And SafeWork SA is investigating Integrity Care — Ms Smith 's care provider and Ms Maione 's former employer — following State Opposition claims that the organisation applied for more than 30 workers' accreditations in the days after Ms Smith 's death.

Ann Marie Smith with her dogs in 2012. © ABC News Ann Marie Smith with her dogs in 2012.

The care worker charged over the death of Ann Marie Smith has pleaded guilty to manslaughter in the Adelaide Magistrates Court.

Rosa Maione, 68, who also goes by the name Rosemary, was charged last year, four months after Ms Smith died from severe septic shock, organ failure, pressure sores and malnutrition.

The 54-year-old, who had cerebral palsy, was found in what police described as "disgusting and degrading" circumstances, in her Kensington Park home.

Ms Smith relied on a carer for all of her needs.

Maione will appear again in the Supreme Court in September.

Willow Smith shaved her head on stage during a punk rock performance of 'Whip My Hair'

  Willow Smith shaved her head on stage during a punk rock performance of 'Whip My Hair' Smith recently revealed to her mother and grandmother that she struggled as a child when "Whip My Hair" first debuted. She said she practiced self-harm after the song became a sensation. "[I] Totally lost my sanity for a moment there. I never talk about it because it was such a short, weird point in my life, but you have to pull yourself out of it," Smith said. "I honestly felt like I was experiencing so much emotional pain, but my physical circumstances weren't reflecting that.

The carer of Adelaide woman Ann Marie Smith , who died last month after allegedly being left in a cane chair 24 hours a day for more than a year, has been identified as Rosa Maione . Ms Maione is part of a police probe into the death of Ms Smith , an NDIS participant who lived alone in Adelaide 's Kensington Park and relied on a carer for all of her needs. Ms Smith , 54, died on April 6 from severe septic shock, multi-organ failure, severe pressure sores, malnutrition and issues connected with her cerebral palsy.

Ann Marie Smith from Adelaide was neglected before her death. (Supplied) (9News). Cerebral palsy sufferer Ann Marie Smith died aged 54. A raid on Ms Maione 's home today saw walking frames, a suitcase and other evidence seized from the property. "I can't discus the evidence but we believe (it) was sufficient to justify an arrest today," SA Police Detective Superintendent Des Bray told reporters. Police also conducted a search of a second address in Banksia Park, near the city of Adelaide .

Ms Smith's case sparked public shock and multiple investigations.

Police believe she may have spent up to a year confined to a cane chair before she died in hospital.

Details of her fate were first publicly revealed by police last May and Maione was charged last August. 

Ms Smith was a National Disability Insurance Scheme participant who lived alone in the Adelaide suburb of Kensington Park.

Her care provider, Integrity Care SA, was fined more than $12,000 by the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission for failing to report her death.

Pub bashing accused found not guilty of manslaughter over Slug 'n' Lettuce attack .
A man charged over the bashing death of a man outside a British-themed pub in Adelaide's north two years ago is found not guilty of manslaughter. Lachlan McCluskey, 21, had faced a trial by judge alone in the South Australian District Court over the death of 46-year-old Julian Irish. He had been accused of punching Mr Irish after an altercation while both men waited outside the Slug 'n' Lettuce pub at Parafield Gardens for a ride-share vehicle.In April last year, Mr McCluskey pleaded not guilty.

usr: 16
This is interesting!