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Carers left a severely autistic woman locked in a car alone while they went on a two-and-a-half hour shopping spree in the U.K

Sylvia Ezeorji, 47 and Veronica Howe, 52, were both care support workers for 58-year-old Claire McMullen, who suffers with autism, learning difficulties and does not speak.

She was found by police locked in a car in Chatham High Street on a hot day in July after concerned members of the public dialed 999 when they saw the vehicle rocking.

Howe, of Castle Road, Chatham, and Ezeorji, of Porters Avenue, Dagenham, have pleaded guilty to neglect. They were told by the court their actions showed “total disregard for a person’s life”.

Magistrates heard Ms McMullen is deemed a very vulnerable adult. She needs two-to-one care 24 hours a day as she is in danger of…



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