Siblings Charged For Neglecting Elderly Mother

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POTTSVILLE -- Two siblings from Schuylkill County have been charged for the neglect of their elderly mother, according to officials.

Police said John and Catherine Bohn of Pottsville, are accused of allowing their mother to live in deplorable conditions at a home on Atlantic Street that caused her to develop health issues.

Authorities said the two never sought medical care for the 87-year-old woman, or attended to her everyday needs.

Officials said they are now charged with neglect and reckless endangerment.