OZARK, Ala. (WDHN) – A woman charged with elder abuse and neglect could face additional charges after the death of her mother, police say.

According to Deputy Chief Micheal Bryan with the Ozark Police Department, the unidentified 81-year-old mother passed away over the weekend after being under a doctor’s care at a Dothan hospital for nearly a month.

Bryan says an autopsy is pending and the woman’s daughter, Wendy Woodham, could face additional charges.

According to Ozark Police, in May, Woodham was arrested and charged with elder abuse and neglect after her mother was found on the floor of their shared home suffering from severe malnourishment, dehydration, and flesh rot.

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An Ozark woman accused of neglecting and abusing her elderly mother now has a set bond of $10,000, according to the Dale County Sheriff’s Office.

Wendy Woodham, 58 of Ozark was arrested early Saturday morning after police say they found Woodham’s 81-year-old mother needing immediate medical treatment during a wellness check in their shared home.

According to Ozark Police, when first responders entered the home they found the mother on the ground suffering from severe malnourishment, dehydration, and flesh rot.

Deputy Chief Micheal Bryan says the mother was taken to a Dothan hospital for treatment and is in critical condition.

The case remains under investigation by the Ozark Police Department and Chief Charles Ward says he won’t rule out additional charges

Jail records state Woodham was released from the Dale County Jail at 2:50 p.m.