US police widen ‘dungeon’ probe

Police have taken into protective custody eight children and four young adults believed to be linked to three charged over a Philadelphia ‘dungeon’.

A 19-year-old, the niece of suspect Linda Ann Weston, was found locked in a cupboard suffering from open wounds.

A tip from Florida officials led police to the children around Philadelphia.

Weston and three other suspects are scheduled to appear in court next week to face charges of imprisoning mentally-disabled people.

She has previously served a prison sentence for starving a man to death.

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