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      Elderly woman suffers fracture from son

      Police believe James Troup-Mothersole neglected his non-speaking mother-in-law while she was in his care. / Crisp County Jail

      A Cordele man is facing elder abuse and neglect charges after a 72-year-old wound up with a neck fracture.

      Police believe James Troup-Mothersole neglected his non-speaking mother-in-law while she was in his care.

      Officers found bruising and unexplained injuries on the victim.

      The suspect denied the abuse but official say the injuries don't align with a fall.

      The woman was taken to a hospital in Macon before ending up at the Tift Regional Medical Center.

      At this time she's still in the hospital recovering from her injuries.

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