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Huis Maudie Kriel old age home.
Huis Maudie Kriel old age home.
PHOTO: Facebook/Huis Maudie Kriel

A distraught Worcester family is struggling to come to terms with the death of their elderly wheelchair-bound mother who was allegedly left outside overnight in the cold, by staff at a Ceres nursing home. 

Western Cape police confirmed the death of a woman at a Ceres home for seniors, adding that they were investigating the circumstances surrounding the death.

It's understood that staff at the Huis Maudie Kriel nursing home apparently took the elderly woman, believed to be in her eighties, outside in her wheelchair on Saturday evening to have a cigarette.

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