Sydney brothers indicted of murdering mum

Shirley Thompson, 72, was intensely removed and totally contingent on her sons for her daily needs including nutrition, mobility and personal hygiene, prosecutor Jeff Tunks pronounced in a NSW Supreme Court today.

He was giving a Crown’s opening residence during a conference of David Thompson, 40, and Phillip Thompson, 43.

They have pleaded not guilty to a killing of their mother, who died in Blacktown Hospital on Sep 2, 2017.

Phillip Thompson. Picture: Peter Rae/AAP

Phillip Thompson. Picture: Peter Rae/AAPSource:AAP

David Thompson. Picture: Peter Rae/AAP

David Thompson. Picture: Peter Rae/AAPSource:AAP

The younger hermit called an ambulance on Aug 23, though a group were wakeful in a preceding weeks of their mother’s deteriorating condition that enclosed bed sores and a poignant wound on her bottom, Mr Tunks said.

The siblings due a avocation of caring to their mom and a reasonable chairman would have sought medical assistance or recommendation most earlier, a prosecutor said.

But barristers for a brothers told Justice Des Fagan, who is conference a conference though a jury, a box was about a choices a mom made.

“We contend Shirley Thompson died since of choices she herself made,” Tony Evers pronounced while representing a younger brother.

She done choices about when, if and what to eat, about regulating a lavatory and about not seeking medical help, a counterclaim counsel said.

“It is loyal a residence could have been cleaner, though of march he was not a professional. He was her son.”

Paramedics Dale Rice and Megan Kuhner arrive during justice to testify. Picture: Peter Rae/AAP

Paramedics Dale Rice and Megan Kuhner arrive during justice to testify. Picture: Peter Rae/AAPSource:AAP

Janet Manuel, for Phillip Thompson, pronounced her customer was employed full-time and had supposing a income for a family while his hermit looked after a household.

“The Crown is incompetent to infer over a reasonable doubt that Shirley Thompson lacked a ability to make decisions for her possess care,” she said.

Paramedic Megan Kuhner, who attended a Greystanes residence after a triple-zero call, pronounced Ms Thompson’s room had a stink and melt “really poorly”.

Everything was dirty and when Ms Kuhner initial looked during a building she suspicion it was only mud and not indeed carpet.

The aged woman, whose pallor was roughly greyish, was fibbing in bed and when a paramedic pulled behind a sheets she was exposed with bruises.

Ms Thompson had a towel underneath her and there was a sharp smell of urine.

“It was utterly disgusting,” Ms Kuhner said.

“It was only dripping in urine and faecal matter.”

The conference continues.