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Parents charged with manslaughter after allowing daughter to become morbidly obese

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A couple is being charged with the death of their teen daughter after the teen died due to complications with her weight.
16-year-old Kaylea Titford was found dead in her home in Newtown, Powys, Wales, in October 2020.
Both 44-year-old Alun Titford and 39-year-old Sarah Lloyd-Jones appeared in court on Tuesday, on charges of gross negligence manslaughter and causing or allowing the death of a child or vulnerable person.
Prosecutors alleged that between March 24 of 2020 and Oct 11, 2020 both Titford and Lloyd-Jones failed to meet the nutritional and physical needs of their disabled teen, which led to her becoming morbid obese and ultimately to her death.
Authorities say the couple failed to make sure that teen had enough exercise and ate correctly. They also did not provide her with a hygienic environment.
The couple will remain on conditional bail and are not to have contact with anyone under the age of 18.
Their next court date is scheduled for April 14th.