Barbara Eckersley found guilty of manslaughter after giving elderly mother ‘green dream’ drug

Barbara Eckersley found guilty of manslaughter after giving elderly mother ‘green dream’ drug

The Guardian

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A former wildlife carer put the drug, used to euthanise native animals, in 92-year-old Mary White’s food

A former wildlife carer unlawfully killed her non-verbal, frail mother by lacing her food with a drug known as “green dream”, a New South Wales supreme court jury has found.

Barbara Eckersley, 69, was on Thursday found not guilty of murder but guilty of Mary White’s manslaughter at an aged care centre in August 2018.

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