• In this Wednesday, April 20, 2016 photo, sisters Patricia Ann Jirak, left, and Catherine Jirak Monetti, pose holding a photograph of their sister, Carolyn, in Mineola, N.Y. Carolyn Jirak is one of the disabled people who have died in state care since 2013 in Suffolk County with abuse or neglect allegations, yet none has resulted in criminal charges. The sisters contend Carolyn's death followed weeks of mistreatment. (AP Photo/Frank Eltman)

    9 deaths, no charges raise questions about oversight agency

    MINEOLA, N.Y. (AP) — Little more than names and incident numbers appear on a Long Island medical examiner’s list of nine developmentally disabled people who died in state care since 2013, but this much is known for sure: All the deaths came under a cloud of abuse or neglect allegations, and none resulted in criminal charges.