The World’s Oldest Person Susannah Mushatt Jones Dies at Age 116  


The world’s oldest person has died at the age of 116. Susannah Mushatt Jones, who had been living in a care home in Brooklyn, New York, for more than 30 years, died on Thursday night,Sky News reports..

According to Robert Young, of the Los Angeles-based Gerontology Research Group, which holds a database keeping tabs of the world’s longest-living people, “”she had been ill for the past 10 days, 
Ms Jones – who was known as Miss Susie – was born on 7 July 1899 into a family of 11 in a small farm town near Montgomery, Alabama.

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