Amory man charged with vulnerable adult abuse or neglect


AMORY, Miss. (WCBI) – An Amory man was accused of locking his elderly mother in a room.

Now he’s in jail, charged with abuse.

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Johnny Spratt, 56, was arrested after law enforcement came to his Tschudi Road home for another issue. Officers then began to investigate the living conditions of the home.

Amory Police said Spratt’s mother also suffers from a medical condition.

Investigators said the woman was unable to move around the home or even go to the restroom.

She was taken to the hospital to be examined.

Spratt was the caretaker for his mom.

He’s charged with vulnerable adult abuse or neglect.

Spratt remains in the Amory jail.