PHILADELPHIA (AP) - Authorities say a fourth person has been charged in a case in which four mentally disabled people were found locked up in a Philadelphia basement, allegedly so their captors could cash their Social Security checks.
Thirty-two-year-old Jean McIntosh was arrested Wednesday. Prosecutors say she is the daughter of the scheme's alleged ringleader, 51-year-old Linda Weston.
District Attorney Seth Williams says in a statement that McIntosh faces charges including false imprisonment, kidnapping, conspiracy and other counts. She's scheduled to be arraigned later Wednesday. It's not immediately clear if she has an attorney.
Philadelphia police say detectives had been interviewing her about the case and put her under arrest around 3:45 a.m.
Two other men are also charged in the case.
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