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.
For the first time, CBS 3 heard from the family of Edwin Sanabria. The 31-year-old is one of the mentally challenged adults held captive in a basement. Sanabria’s family wants to know if any of the children in Weston’s care, who are now in the foster care, are related to them.
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 parents of one of the four mentally disabled people found chained in a Tacony basement last weekend will seek custody of their grandchildren.
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.
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.
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.