Bridgeport caregiver who propped dead uncle up in chair with lit cigarette accepts plea
A licensed caregiver from Bridgeport faces 15 years in prison after accepting a plea bargain in the death of her uncle.
Tynisha Hall was allowed to plead guilty to the reduced charges in the death of Robert Jones, whom she was caring for at the time.
Police say Hall repeatedly abused Jones, then tried to hide his death by propping him up in a chair and putting a lit cigarette in his hand.
Police never released a possible motive for the incident.