Couple Accused Of Kidnapping/Torturing Disabled Woman; Kept Paralyzed Victim Against Her Will For Over A Year


Queens County District Attorney Richard Brown says Mae Washington and Patrick Donovan kidnapped and tortured a 58-year-old paralyzed woman.

A Queens couple is charged with kidnapping and torturing a 58-year-old disabled woman they kept against her will for more than a year — all while beating her, starving her, and stealing her social security checks. When police went to the apartment, officers found the victim locked in an empty room that could only be opened from the outside, lying huddled on the floor, bleeding from the head and malnourished. Read more at The Village Voice.