Four suspects have been arrested, three adult and countless child victims identified and dozens of Social Security documents found in what began last weekend as the Tacony “dungeon” case.
Now, a woman tells the Daily News Linda Ann Weston, the supposed leader of the suspects who held victims captive for the Social Security benefits, kept her locked in a closet in a Texas house for two weeks.
Dee Torrence says she met Weston and Weston’s daughter, Jean/Jane/Shay McIntosh in Philadelphia, then moved to Killeen, Texas, to live with McIntosh in 2009. Also in the house were two of the victims found last weekend in Tacony. In Killeen, Torrence says, the pair were locked in an attic.
Torrence says she went to police twice after escaping Weston and McIntosh in February 2010, but was told they couldn’t help her. Police there say there is no report in their database about the matter. She made it back to Philadelphia with help from a church in Texas.