Police came looking for child sex abuse images on an Ōtaki man’s phone. They also found an older man, suffering and living in squalor.
Ninety-two-year-old Harold Hegh was wearing clothes that stank of urine.
Food was rotting in the kitchen and the bathroom was unusable, so much so that Harold Hegh hadn’t showered for days or even weeks.
Despite the scene at the Ōtaki house where the two men lived, Bjorn Hegh maintains he didn’t neglect his grandfather.
* Man who neglected his 92-year-old grandfather also possessed child abuse images
* A proud man’s descent into neglect at the hands of his grandson
* Allegedly neglected man’s house ‘like a student flat’, trial hears as it draws to a close
But a jury found the 38-year-old guilty of doing