July 16, 2013

Sharon Tillman - Jailed After Police Find Husband Covered In Flesh Eating Maggots And Bone Deep Flesh Wounds

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Pinellas Park, FL (The Weekly Vice) - Sharon Tillman, a 48-year-old Florida woman, was jailed Monday after she allegedly neglected her disabled husband so severely, he was found covered in maggots and wounds that were bone deep.

According to Pinellas Park police, an investigation was launched Monday after emergency responders that had been called to the Tillman home walked inside it to find a horrifying sight.

Emergency responders found Greg Tillman rotting away in a urine and feces soaked bed while maggots and severe body sores covered his body.

Tillman, who is 5'11" tall, weighed just 90 pounds and was covered in bed sores and open wounds that were so severe, bone was exposed through them in some places.

Investigators say Greg Tillman, who is handicapped, became bedridden in January after he suffered a spider bite. That's when Sharon Tillman allegedly failed to get medical treatment for her husband as flesh eating maggots and bed sores began to consume his body.

One investigators stated that one of his leg wounds had been open down to the bone for so long that "the bone was dry and skin was not growing over it."

Inside and outside of the home investigators found deplorable conditions that included piles of trash, urine collection bags, soiled gauze and milk bottles filled with yellow liquid.

Tillman was booked into the Pinellas County Jail and charged with abuse/neglect of an aged or disabled person. She remains held in lieu of $15,000 bond.

Greg Tillman was taken to a local hospital where his is expected to survive his injuries.

Danny Vice
The Weekly Vice

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