Linda Ann Weston
A Philadelphia woman held captive for more than a decade in an alleged disability-benefit scheme has won a $45 million civil judgment.
There are new charges in the case of four mentally challenged adults who were found imprisoned in the basement of a building in Northeast Philadelphia earlier this year.
CBS 3 has learned Philadelphia detectives searched the basement and garage of a Northeast Philadelphia home this afternoon, looking for possible evidence that may link the 2005 death of a 59-year-old woman to alleged basement of horror suspects Linda Ann Weston and three others.
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.
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.
The parents of one of the four mentally disabled people found chained in a Tacony basement last weekend will seek custody of their grandchildren.
Eyewitness News is once again uncovering new information in the basement of horror case.
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”.
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.
A complete rundown of the suspects and victims involved in the “Basement of Horrors” case in Northeast Philadelphia.
Venus Weston believes her sister Linda Ann is capable of all the things police have accused her of and worse.
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.
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.
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.
In an Eyewitness News exclusive, three victims who were held captive inside a Northeast Philadelphia basement described the horrific ordeal.