Bail Set for 4th Suspect in 'Dungeon' Case - NBC 10 Philadelphia

Bail Set for 4th Suspect in 'Dungeon' Case

Bail is set at $1-Million Dollars for "Dungeon" suspect Jean McIntosh.



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    Bail was set at $1-million dollars Wednesday night for the fourth person arrested in connection with the basement captive case in the Tacony section of Philadelphia.

    32-year old Jean McIntosh, was arrested Tuesday in connection with the alleged scam. She is charged with kidnapping, conspiracy, unlawful restraint, simple assault, burglary, and other related offenses.

    Police said McIntosh is the daughter of the scam's alleged ringleader, Linda Weston.

    Weston, age 51, was charged earlier, along with two other suspects, with locking up four mentally challenged adults in the squalid Tacony basement in order to allegedly collect their social security benefits. Those four victims were found on Saturday.

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    Investigators describe the case as "a tangled web of horror."

    At a news conference Wednesday afternoon, Philadelphia Police Commissioner Charles Ramsey said they now believe they have removed all of the children exposed to the case.

    Investigators removed six children Tuesday night and two more Wednesday morning from the building where the alleged scam took place.

    Police said two of the children, both toddlers, were born while 29-year old Tamara Breeden was held captive. Police also said the father is one of the three male victims discovered in the basement dungeon on Longshore Avenue in Tacony on Saturday.

    Police also removed four adults from the building Tuesday night and said one of them is 19-year old Beatrice Weston.  They described her as Linda Weston's niece.