Eva Cameron, 45, of Algonquin left her 19-year-old special needs daughter, Lynn Cameron, at a bar northwest of Knoxville, Tenn., in June.
Charges will not be filed in Tennessee against Eva Cameron, an Algonquin mom who left her special needs daughter at a bar just northwest of Knoxville, Tenn. in June. The Campbell County Grand Jury has been reviewing the case involving Lynn Cameron — Eva's 19-year-old daughter — since September, according to a press release from the 8th Judicial District of the Tennessee District Attorney's General Conference. "There is no disagreement that the actions of the mother, Eva Cameron, in this case were inexcusable," according to the news release. "However, Tennessee law has not anticipated such behavior and thus the Grand Jury was faced with conduct which was not necessarily indictable." "The Grand Jury made a very thorough investigation, …
Who will be responsible for the future care for Lynn Cameron—the 19-year-old Algonquin woman who was left in a Tennessee bar by her mother—is yet to be determined, according to the Knoxville News Sentinel.
- POLICE & FIRE
Monday, July 16, 2012
Questions remain over who will care for Lynn Cameron, a 19-year-old developmentally disabled woman from Algonquin whose mother, Eva Cameron, recently left her at a Tennessee bar. Eva Cameron, 45, of Algonquin told the Northwest Herald she left her daughter at the Big Orange Bar in Caryville, Tenn., on June 28 so she would become a ward of the state and receive assistance from Tennessee. Eva Cameron said Illinois does not provide enough assistance for disabled adults. Lynn Cameron suffers from multiple disabilities and has the mental capacity of a 2- or 3-year-old child, according to media reports. Tennessee court officials on Friday requested The Tennessee Bureau of Investigation look into and clarify whether charges can be filed against…