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.READ MORE: COVID-19 In Pittsburgh: Allegheny Co. Health Dept. Reports 191 New Cases, 6 Additional Deaths
Leona Mae Biser is accused of keeping her sister, who requires constant care, in a cage.READ MORE: Pittsburgh Police Officers Save Newborn Baby Girl Brought To Their Station
Biser allegedly locked her sister in a wooden cage with a dirty mattress and little-to-no medical care.MORE NEWS: Pittsburgh Police Seek Missing Teen, Siobhan Barnett, Last Seen In Oakland
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.