Monday, December 10, 2012
Eva Cameron, 45, of Algonquin left her 19-year-old special needs daughter, Lynn Cameron, at a bar northwest of Knoxville, Tenn., in June.
Charges will not be filed in Tennessee against Eva Cameron, an Algonquin mom who left her special needs daughter at a bar just northwest of Knoxville, Tenn. in June. The Campbell County Grand Jury has been reviewing the case involving Lynn Cameron — Eva's 19-year-old daughter — since September, according to a press release from the 8th Judicial District of the Tennessee District Attorney's General Conference. "There is no disagreement that the actions of the mother, Eva Cameron, in this case were inexcusable," according to the news release. "However, Tennessee law has not anticipated such behavior and thus the Grand Jury was faced with conduct which was not necessarily indictable." "The Grand Jury made a very thorough investigation, …
Thursday, August 9, 2012
The Algonquin mom left her 19-year-old mentally disabled daughter at a bar in Tennessee on June 28.
A Tennessee grand jury will decide Friday whether to file criminal charges against Eva Cameron, an Algonquin mom who left her 19-year-old mentally disabled daughter at a bar in Tennessee on June 28, according to the Chicago Tribune. The Chicago Tribune reports the grand jury will consider charges of willful neglect, exploitation of an impaired adult and flagrant nonsupport. Eva Cameron, 45, told the Northwest Herald she left her daughter at the Big Orange Bar in Caryville, Tenn., so she would become a ward of the state and receive assistance from Tennessee. Eva Cameron said Illinois does not provide enough assistance for disabled adults. Lynn Cameron suffers from multiple disabilities and has the mental capacity of a 2- or 3-year-old …
Monday, July 30, 2012
Eva Cameron of Algonquin is accused of leaving her 19-year-old disabled daughter, Lynn Cameron, at a bar in Caryville, Tenn., on June 28.
It's still unclear if charges will be brought against an Algonquin mom who abandoned her disabled daughter at a bar in Tennessee but more answers into the caseshould be revealed in coming weeks, according to the Daily Herald. The Tennessee Grand Jury will meet on Aug. 10 to decide whether to charge Eva Cameron of Algonquin with neglect and exploitation of an adult, according to the Daily Herald. Eva Cameron left Lynn Cameron, 19, at a bar in Caryville, Tenn., on June 28. She later told authorities she is unable to care for her daughter who is mentally disabled. After spending weeks in Tennessee, a judge ordered on Thursday that the state of Illinois would assume responsibility of Lynn Cameron, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel. …
Thursday, July 26, 2012
Nineteen-year-old's mother reportedly left her in the state so she could receive better quality medical care, according to the "Knoxville News Sentinel".
A 19-year-old disabled Algonquin woman will be transported back to Illinois after being abandoned at a Tennessee bar by her mother, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Eva Cameron of Algonquin told authorities she left her daughter Lynn Cameron in the state, with the intention of the girl becoming a Tennessee state ward due to the lack of medical options in Illinois, according to the article. Lynn Cameron was reportedly in the state for ten days before she could be identified, because she was left without identification and unable to identify herself due to her disability, the Knoxville News Sentinel reports. Until she is transported back to Illinois, the state of Tennessee has taken responsibiity for her medical care, according to the…
Monday, July 16, 2012
Who will be responsible for the future care for Lynn Cameron—the 19-year-old Algonquin woman who was left in a Tennessee bar by her mother—is yet to be determined, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.
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Monday, July 16, 2012
Questions remain over who will care for Lynn Cameron, a 19-year-old developmentally disabled woman from Algonquin whose mother, Eva Cameron, recently left her at a Tennessee bar. Eva Cameron, 45, of Algonquin told the Northwest Herald she left her daughter at the Big Orange Bar in Caryville, Tenn., on June 28 so she would become a ward of the state and receive assistance from Tennessee. Eva Cameron said Illinois does not provide enough assistance for disabled adults. Lynn Cameron suffers from multiple disabilities and has the mental capacity of a 2- or 3-year-old child, according to media reports. Tennessee court officials on Friday requested The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation look into and clarify whether charges can be filed against…