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Man Charged In Neglect Of His Mother

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MOUNT CARMEL — A man in Northumberland County is accused of neglecting his own mother.

Investigators say Joseph Campbell, 56, of Mount Carmel left his mother unattended and covered in waste.

Authorities say they found the 87-year-old woman malnourished with ulcers all over her body.

Officers say Campbell forged his mother’s name to withdraw money from her bank account.

Campbell is charged with neglect of a care-dependent person, forgery, and recklessly endangering another person.

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