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Special needs woman bound to soiled bed

Posted at 10:46 PM, Aug 18, 2013
and last updated 2013-08-18 22:50:16-04

PHILADELPHIA (WTVR) – Philadelphia Police were called to a house on Saturday to break up a fight.  What they found inside was shocking.

Officials discovered a 36-year-old woman was tied to a soiled bed by her arms and legs.  She was only wearing a diaper and had limited vocabulary.

The homeowner, 46-year-old Regina Bennett, was arrested and charged with kidnapping and assault.  Family members say she was the woman’s cousin and caregiver.