Couple jailed for elderly abuse

Son, 'common law wife', accused of exploiting 76-year old woman

An Atmore man and a woman he said was his common law wife have been arrested for financial exploitation of the elderly and other charges accusing them of taking advantage of the man's elderly mother.

Todd Jefferson Morris, 53, 346 Perry Lane, Atmore, and Kimberly Ann Mason, 55, also of 246 Perry Lane, Atmore, were both charged with financial exploitation of the elderly. Mason was also charged with elderly abuse and neglect and two counts of harassment.

During a bond hearing Tuesday before District Judge Eric Coale, both suspects told the judge they did not know why they were arrested and di...

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