Rebecca Fierle, guardian accused of causing death, arrested in Marion County
Posted: 9:44 PM, Feb 10, 2020
Updated: 10:11 PM, Feb 10, 2020
MARION COUNTY, Fla. — A professional guardian who was under criminal investigation for the death of a man under her care has been arrested in Marion County Monday night.
The guardian, Rebecca Fierle, is being charged with aggravated abuse of an elderly person and neglect of an elderly person.
Fierle captured headlines across the state after she was accused of issuing a do not resuscitate order for a person she cared for without the court’s permission.
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Investigations showed Steven Stryker, a 74-year-old man who was under Fierle’s care, did not want a do-not-resuscitate order (DNR) and stated several times that he wanted to live. Despite the elderly man’s request, as well as wishes of the…
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