By: KDKA-TV News Staff

WASHINGTON COUNTY (KDKA) – The woman accused of keeping her sister in a wooden cage has pleaded guilty.

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Leona Biser of Washington County admitted to keeping her sister in the cage so she could steal her social security payments.

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