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PENNSYLVANIA: 4 malnourished disabled adults found chained to basement boiler; 3 arrested

Published 10/16/2011, Associated Press

Three people have been charged following the discovery of four malnourished mentally disabled adults chained to a boiler in a locked northeast Philadelphia basement room that was too small for an adult to stand up straight and also reeked of waste from the buckets they used to relieve themselves, police said Sunday.

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