Elizabeth City Police say a woman is charged with domestic abuse and neglect of her mother.
Police say they arrested 55-year-old Darlene Reid after Albemarle Hospital notified the Department of Social Services about the condition of Reid's 74-year-old mother Clara Hassell. Reid was her caretaker.
Police say Reid neglected to provide medical and hygenic care for her mother. Reid turned herself in. Hassell remains in the hospital.