Man accused of leaving elderly mother in car for 5 hours

HANOVER, MD (WFLX) - A North Carolina man is accused of leaving his 98-year-old wheelchair bound mother in a hot car while he visited a Maryland casino. Police say Dwight McGinnis Jr. was inside for more than five hours.

A passerby called 911 after seeing the woman alone in the truck. While a bit hydrated the woman was okay.

She is now in the care of her daughter. McGinnis faces charges of elderly neglect.

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