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Linda Ann Weston and the Philadelphia dungeon case


Allen, Gavin. “‘Chained up in a basement, starved, and forced to beat each other’: Mentally disabled victims reveal abuse in ‘House of Horrors.’” Mail Online. December 20, 2011.

Caulfield, Philip. “Niece of Philadelphia woman who kept captives in basement of ‘dungeon’ sues city, social service workers.” New York Daily News. August 22, 2012.

Curry, Colleen. “Dungeon Leader Forced Siblings Into Incest, Prostitution, Brother Claims.” ABC News. Oct. 20, 2011.

Dolak, Kevin. “Hate Crime Charges For Allegedly Stealing From Mentally Disabled.” ABC News. Jan. 23, 2013.

Hoye, Sarah. “Philly basement victim says he was kept in nailed-shut closet.” Dec. 19, 2011.

Martin, John P. “Federal charges announced against Linda Ann Weston in Tacony basement case.” January 24, 2013.

Matheson, Kathy. “Linda Weston And 4 Others Charged For Allegedly Confining Adults To Philadelphia Basement.” Huff Post Crime. 1/23/13.

Raftery, Isolde. “Accused leader in Philadelphia dungeon case convicted of murder in 1983.” NBC News.

Ruderman, Wendy; Laker, Barbara; and Shaw, Julie. “Son of Linda Ann Weston says he tried, in vain, to tell of mom’s abuse.” October 27, 2011.

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