Tanya Bell, 39, died in a 2016 Arvada fire when she couldn't escape by herself in her wheelchair. Julie Hogfeldt, 37, who cannot speak, was left home alone in a Longmont “storage” room, blocked by a large chair. Bill Pringle, 62, was told to stay in the basement and eat his meals there.
These three Coloradans are among hundreds of cases of alleged mistreatment of people with intellectual and developmental disabilities in Colorado each year.
"Insight with John Ferrugia: Protecting the Vulnerable" investigates this issue on Thursday, January 18 at 7pm