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Man with Down's syndrome, 61, who 'wasted away' and died after a hospital left him without food for 19 DAYS suffered a 'cruel and horrific' end to his life, according to his devastated sister
    Giuseppe 'Joe' Ulleri from Manchester died in hospital after being neglected by staff for 19 days
    His sister Ria says his family did not know the extent of his neglect until inquest
    Ria, 48, an actress from London, added that Joe was 'a sweet and funny man'

By Ann Cusack and Bridie Pearson-jones For Mailonline
 Published: 02:42 EDT, 15 April 2019 | Updated: 04:43 EDT, 15 April 2019

The sister of a 61-year-old man with Down's syndrome who died after going without food for 19 days, because of 'miscommunication and inaction' by hospital staff, has spoken of her heartbreak.

Giuseppe 'Joe' Ulleri suffered an unexplained fall at home in a supported living complex in Withington, Manchester, and was admitted to Manchester Royal Infirmary on February 26, 2016 after being found in a pool of blood on his bedroom floor.

He passed away less than a month later, after poor communication between medical staff and delays over deciding how best to feed him left him without nutrition for 19 days, causing him to lose 2st 12lbs. ...
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