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Campti woman arrested for alleged elderly abuse

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Molly Loraine Meshell (Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office) Molly Loraine Meshell (Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office)
CAMPTI, La. -

Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a Campti woman for her alleged role in the abuse of an elderly family member according to Natchitoches Parish Sheriff Victor Jones Jr.

On July 16th, the Natchitoches Parish Sheriff's Office received a report from the La. Department of Health and Hospitals, Shreveport Office of Elderly Protective Services, reporting the alleged abuse to an elderly female on the Gary Salard Road, near Campti, La.

Deputies responded to the residence and while talking to the victim, discovered bruises and lacerations to the victim.

Deputies also were able to determine that the injuries were caused by a family member abusing the victim.

As a result of the investigation, deputies received sufficient evidence and probable cause to make an arrest in the case.

Molly Loraine Meshell, 49 of Campti, La., was booked into the Natchitoches Parish Detention Center charged with 1-count of Simple Battery of the Infirm.

Meshell, is currently awaiting bond.

The victim is currently being treated by Home Health Services for the injuries.

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