Salt Lake City man charged with elder abuse after mom found dead in chair

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By Lauren Regnier

A Salt Lake City man was charged with elder abuse Friday after his 74-year-old mother was found dead in a chair, where authorities say she may have been sitting for two weeks.

The charge filed to Bradley Myers, 51, is a felony punishable by up to 15 years in prison, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

Police found Geneil Larsen dead in the home that she shared with her son on April 5, reported the Star Tribune.

She was sitting in a chair covered with urine and feces when police found her and a path a garbage was blocking the bathroom, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

Myers said he had not seen his mother get up from the chair for a couple of weeks, reported the Star Tribune.

A medical examiner said Larson had a pressure ulcer above her buttocks, which exposed muscle and bone, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

An arrest warrant with a $10,000 bail was issued for Myers' arrest, reported the Salt Lake Tribune.

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