District Attorney announces more charges in Tacony kidnapping case

    Someone in the District Attorney’s office had a late night last night. At 2:20 this morning, a post went up to D.A. Seth Wiliams’ blog announcing more charges for three of the four suspects held in the Tacony kidnapping case.

    “The District Attorney’s Office has charged Linda Ann Weston, Eddie Wright and Jean McIntosh with Aggravated Assault, Kidnapping, Conspiracy, Unlawful Restraint, False Imprisonment, Simple Assault, and [reckless endangerment of a person],” the post reads.

    “These charges are in connection with the abuse of a 19 year old relative who was locked in a bathroom closet for at least two weeks in Philadelphia.”

    Weston’s niece, as the Daily News reported today, was in her custody following a 2002 court appearance in which DHS and the girl’s mother suggested Weston care for the girl because her mother couldn’t.

    Weston and Wright are held on $2 million bail, and McIntosh is held on $1 million. They’ll go back to court Nov. 15.

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