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Daughter, grandson charged in elder abuse
Welfare check results in arrests
Sue Edra Perez-Lopez
A Candler County sheriff’s investigator arrested a woman and her adult son after finding deplorable conditions when performing a welfare check on an elderly victim. Sue Edra Perez-Lopez, 49, and her son, James Nicolas Waugh, 21, both of Highway 46 in Metter, were each charged with cruelty to animals and cruelty to persons over 65, according to incident reports by Candler County sheriff’s Melvin Ivey. Ivey performed a welfare check on the elderly victim, Perez-Lopez’ mother, Feb. 10, finding the disabled woman under care of her daughter and grandson, who also lived there.
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