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Preliminary Hearing Set In Northeast Philadelphia ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

The suspected ringleader of an alleged Social Security fraud scheme in which police say mentally disabled people were held captive in a basement may not completely understand the seriousness of the charges against her, her lawyer said Monday.

10/24/2011

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Suspects In ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case To Appear In Court Monday

The three suspects charged with keeping four mentally disabled adults locked in a basement as part of an alleged social security fraud scheme are expected to make their first appearances in court Monday.

10/23/2011

Maxine Lee

Sources: Philadelphia Police Probe Virginia Death In Connection To ‘Basement Of Horror’ Suspects

Sources tell Eyewitness News that Philadelphia police are investigating a death that may be connected to four suspects now charged in the Tacony dungeon case.

10/21/2011

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Grandparents Of Kids Found In Philadelphia Basement Will Seek Custody

The parents of one of the four mentally disabled people found chained in a Tacony basement last weekend will seek custody of their grandchildren.

10/21/2011

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New Developments Uncovered In ‘Basement Of Horror’

Eyewitness News is once again uncovering new information in the basement of horror case.

10/20/2011

Linda Ann Weston

Sister Of Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Mastermind Seeks Justice After Daughter’s Alleged Abuse

Vicky Weston says when she gave up custody of her daughter Beatrice to her sister Linda Ann Weston, she had no idea she was handing her over to a woman Vicky now calls “the devil”.

10/20/2011

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4th Suspect Arrested In Tacony ‘Dungeon’ Case

Philadelphia police have arrested a fourth suspect in connection with the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/19/2011

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Understanding The ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

A complete rundown of the suspects and victims involved in the “Basement of Horrors” case in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/19/2011

Venus Weston

Exclusive: Sister Of Tacony ‘Basement Of Horror’ Alleged Mastermind Speaks Out

Venus Weston believes her sister Linda Ann is capable of all the things police have accused her of and worse.

10/19/2011

Social Security

Social Security Fraud: Easier Than You Might Think?

Anna Rotondo has never met Linda Ann Weston. She’s never been in the basement of horrors, where police allege Weston was keeping four mentally-challenged adults as she stole their Social Security disability checks.

10/19/2011

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4 Adults, 6 Children Taken Into Police Custody In Connection With ‘Basement Of Horror’ Case

New disturbing details emerged on Tuesday as police continue their investigation into the horrific discovery of the four malnourished, mentally incapacitated adults being held captive in a basement in Northeast Philadelphia.

10/18/2011

Linda Ann Weston

Exclusive: Brother Of ‘Basement Of Horror’ Suspect Describes History Of Violence

The sub basement in Tacony barely gave four mentally challenged captives enough room to move. It was a prison, much like the one Linda Ann Weston kept Bernardo Ramos in 30 years ago.

10/18/2011

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Police Commissioner Creating Task Force To Probe Philadelphia Captivity Case

As the investigation continues into four mentally disabled adults found locked in the basement of a northeast Philadelphia apartment building, police say there may be dozens more victims by the group headed up by alleged ring-leader Linda Ann Weston.

10/18/2011

Left to right: Tamara Breeden, 29, Derwin McLemire, 41, and Herbert Knowles, 40 (credit: CBS_

Exclusive: Victims Describe Horrific Basement Captivity

In an Eyewitness News exclusive, three victims who were held captive inside a Northeast Philadelphia basement described the horrific ordeal.

10/18/2011

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3 Charged After 4 Disabled Adults Found Locked In Tacony ‘Dungeon’

On Monday night, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey gave reporters a first-hand look at the dungeon-like sub-basement in which police say four mentally challenged adults were held captive.

10/17/2011

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