Oct 20, 2011

$1M Bail for Daughter of 'Ringleader'

$1M Bail for Daughter of 'Ringleader'

The 32-year-old daughter of alleged ringleader Linda Ann Weston is the fourth person arrested in the case of the kidnapping and imprisonment of mentally disabled people.

Jan 28, 2013

Defendants Face Federal Charges in Basement Horror Case

Defendants Face Federal Charges in Basement Horror Case

On Monday, the city of Philadelphia officially dropped its case against four people accused of confining disabled adults in subhuman conditions to steal their Social Security benefits.

Feb 2, 2012

4th Suspect Held for Basement Dungeon Case

4th Suspect Held for Basement Dungeon Case

The decision reverses an earlier ruling that dropped all charges against Eddie Wright, who allegedly helped keep four mentally disabled people captive in a basement.

Dec 20, 2011

More Charges for Dungeon ‘Ringleader’ Weston

More Charges for Dungeon ‘Ringleader’ Weston

Woman accused of barricading four mentally disabled adults faces even more charges after Monday’s preliminary hearing

Nov 16, 2011

Alleged 'Basement' Ringleader to Stand Trial

Alleged 'Basement' Ringleader to Stand Trial

The courts have deemed Linda Weston competent to stand trial.

Nov 4, 2011

Weston Didn't Kill Va. Woman: Cops

Weston Didn't Kill Va. Woman: Cops

Va. authorities say investigation into death of woman under the care of Linda Weston shows she died of meningitis.

Oct 28, 2011

Basement Horror Suspects Face New Charges

Basement Horror Suspects Face New Charges

Weston, Wright and McIntosh were arraigned Thursday for the abuse of a 19-year-old relative. Weston and Wright were held on $2 million bail. McIntosh is being held on $1 million.

Oct 28, 2011

Judge Put Niece in Ringleader's Custody

Judge Put Niece in Ringleader's Custody

A new and strange twist comes to light Thursday in the basement of horror case.

Oct 27, 2011

Casey Criticizes SSA Over Philly Basement Case

Casey Criticizes SSA Over Philly Basement Case

Pa. Senator Calls for Social Security Administration to close possible loopholes.

Oct 27, 2011

Another Victim of So-Called Basement Horror Mastermind?

Another Victim of So-Called Basement Horror Mastermind?

Linda Weston, the alleged mastermind behind the house of horrors, could also be connected to the death of a West Philadelphia woman in Virgina in 2008. Authorities are investigating the claim.

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