Caretaker convicted for man's death in hot SUV

- A Tarrant County jury has found a caretaker guilty of the death of a mentally disabled man who was left for hours in a hot SUV.

Debra King was convicted Thursday of criminally negligent homicide and injury to a disabled person.

Prosecutors said she was responsible for the care of 29-year-old Terrance Sanders in July of 2013. She left him in an SUV parked outside the Cherry Tree Residential Services, which is a group home in Arlington.

Another worker found Sanders’ body in the hot SUV. He had been in there for about five hours.

A judge is expected to sentence King. She’s facing up to 20 years between the two charges.

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