1. Cruel

    ‘Dungeon Keeper’ May Have Kept Dozens

    The dank basement room in Philadelphia where four weak and malnourished mentally disabled adults, one chained to the boiler, were found locked inside on Saturday is shown Monday, Oct. 17, 2011. Police arrested three adults staying in an apartment upstairs, including the person accused of being the ringleader, Linda Ann Weston, in what authorities say is a scheme to steal the Social Security disability checks of defenseless and vulnerable people. (AP Photo/Ron Cortes, Pool)

    Ron Cortes, Pool / AP Photo

    The Philadelphia woman accused of chaining four mentally disabled people in her basement while she collected their Social Security checks may have preyed on dozens of others: Police have discovered paperwork for as many as 50 other people in her possession. Linda Ann Weston was arrested Sunday after her landlord discovered four people chained to the boiler in the basement; all were malnourished and showed signs of physical abuse. Weston previously served eight years for a starvation death of a man who refused to support her pregnant sister.

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