By: KDKA-TV News Staff

PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A local judge has issued a bench warrant for a woman that failed to appear in court to enter a plea.

Leona Mae Biser is accused of keeping her sister, who requires constant care, in a cage.

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  • Biser allegedly locked her sister in a wooden cage with a dirty mattress and little-to-no medical care.

    According to investigators, she kept her sister in a “man-made cell” that sat in the living room of their home in Sixth Street in Vestaburg.