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  • Kidnap victim reveals there was ANOTHER girl being held at the house before she vanished...

    05/08/2013 8:58:20 PM PDT · by Windflier · 45 replies
    Mail Online ^ | 8 May 2013 | Lydia Warren
    Police have started searching properties near the home where three missing women were imprisoned for a decade after one of the victims told police there could be other girls, it has emerged. Michelle Knight, who was found at the Cleveland home on Monday after being held against her will for more than 10 years, said that there was another girl at the home around 10 years ago. But Knight, who herself was kidnapped in 2002, said the victim then disappeared. In police interviews she added that she did not know how many other women were in the house because they...
  • Cleveland Kidnapper Forced Victim to Have Abortion Five Times

    05/09/2013 6:21:57 PM PDT · by Morgana · 46 replies
    Life News ^ | Steven Ertelt
    As more details emerge from the case of the Cleveland kidnapper who apprehended three teenage girls and forced them to live as sex slaves for a decade in his home, a leading pro-life attorney hopes more charges will be made. Samuel Casey, the general counsel for the Law of Life Project has been closely following the case and he tells LifeNews it appears from reports of the crimes that the first young woman kidnapped by Ariel Castro, Michelle Knight, was raped, impregnated and forcibly aborted by Castro (right) at least five times during her more than ten year captivity. The...
  • Amanda Berry: Three captive women chained up in grim dungeon for a decade gave birth to five babies

    05/08/2013 4:28:45 PM PDT · by bimboeruption · 113 replies
    Mirror ^ | 5-7-2013 | Chris Bucktin, Ben Rossington
    Gina DeJesus, 23, Michelle Knight, 30, and Amanda Berry, 26 , and her six-year-old daughter fled the house in Cleveland, Ohio. Ariel Castro, 52, and his two brothers have been arrested. Frantic Amanda choked back tears as she told police “I’m free” after she escaped the dungeon. Amanda fled the hell-hole thanks to a hero neighbour before her dramatic 911 call ended the victims’ ordeal . It had been feared that Amanda and the other captives – Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight – had been murdered. After escaping the house on Monday just three miles from where they each went...
  • Two broken noses, shattered ribs, a knocked-out tooth and a blood clot on the brain: The horrific

    05/08/2013 2:20:42 PM PDT · by ColdOne · 48 replies ^ | 5/8/13 | Lydia Warren
    full title...Two broken noses, shattered ribs, a knocked-out tooth and a blood clot on the brain: The horrific injuries sustained by abductor's former wife in 2005 beating after 'he kidnapped his OWN daughters'Ariel Castro, who is accused of imprisoning three women in his home for a decade, allegedly beat his former wife so badly that she suffered two broken noses, shattered ribs and a blood clot on the brain. Grimilda 'Nilda' Figueroa was also left with a knocked-out tooth and two dislocated shoulders from the domestic abuse, according to a 2005 court filing against her former husband. The documents also...
  • Cleveland’s Castro brothers ignore taunts during first night in jail

    05/08/2013 2:29:47 PM PDT · by tobyhill · 56 replies
    ny daily news ^ | 5/8/2013 | RICH SCHAPIRO , CHELSIA ROSE MARCIUS
    The nasty taunts of fellow inmates didn’t stop the Castro brothers from sleeping like babies. The notorious siblings suspected of holding three young women hostage for a decade in a Cleveland home were housed Wednesday in separate cells — where they brushed off jailhouse insults. “They seem relaxed,” said a guard at the Central Prison Unit at the Cleveland Police Headquarters. “Mostly they’ve just been sleeping with their heads under the pillows like they don’t want to be bothered.” A fellow inmate said Ariel Castro, 52, owner of the house where the women were held in chains and ropes, was...
  • Abducted Cleveland girl was chained to the wall 'like some kind of trophy'

    05/08/2013 10:06:04 AM PDT · by FeliciaCat · 55 replies
    Daily Mail ^ | 5/8/2013 | Rachel Quigley
    At least one of the girls held captive in a Cleveland house for a decade was chained to the wall 'like some kind of trophy', it was revealed today, after police confirmed that ropes and chains were found in the hall of the house. Amanda Berry, Gina DeJesus and Michelle Knight are believed to have been kept in multiple rooms of the house at 2207 Seymour Avenue where chains, tape and other bondage devices were found. Cleveland's police chief says the three women were often restrained and allowed out into the back yard occasionally. Cleveland Police Chief Michael McGrath said...
  • Was There a 4th Woman in Home?

    05/08/2013 8:00:09 AM PDT · by Responsibility2nd · 19 replies
    Newser ^ | 05/08/2013 | By Evann Gastaldo
    (Newser) – A chilling possibility in the Cleveland kidnapping case: Fox 8 spoke to law enforcement sources, and one of them says Michelle Knight told police that there was a fourth woman in Ariel Castro's house when she was first taken there, but that the woman vanished one day. Written on a basement wall is a female name and the words, "Rest in Peace," but police don't know if that's related to the case yet. However, Cleveland's safety director announced this morning that no human remains have been found at Castro's home after a thorough search, NewsNet 5 reports. Meanwhile,...
  • Cleveland police hit with claims of missed clues after 3 women freed

    05/07/2013 5:41:11 PM PDT · by RoosterRedux · 68 replies ^ | 5/7/2013
    One neighbor says a naked woman was seen crawling on her hands and knees in the backyard of the house a few years ago. Another heard pounding on the home's doors and noticed plastic bags over the windows. Both times, police showed up but never went inside, neighbors say. Police also paid a visit to the house in 2004, but no one answered the door. Now, after three women who vanished a decade ago were found captive Monday at the peeling, rundown house, Cleveland police are facing questions for the second time in four years about their handling of missing-person...
  • Police Went To Home Of Suspect In 2004

    05/07/2013 7:20:36 AM PDT · by Biggirl · 22 replies
    CBS Cleveland ^ | May 7,2013 | CBS Cleveland
    CLEVELAND (CBS Cleveland/AP) — Cleveland officials say they have no records of anyone calling about criminal activity at the house where three kidnapped women were kept for years before being found.
  • Police visited home where three kidnapped girls were held ... but left when no one answered

    05/07/2013 8:14:39 AM PDT · by Uncle Chip · 62 replies
    The Daily Mail Online ^ | May 7, 2013 | Louise Boyle
    Police knocked on the door of the home where three missing girls were held captive for a decade - but found nothing, it was revealed today. Officers visited the home on Seymour Avenue in Cleveland, Ohio in 2004 as part of a child services' investigation but left when no one answered. Police had been alerted to the man living at the home, Ariel Castro, now a suspect in the abduction, after he inadvertently left a boy at a bus depot while working as a school bus driver. No criminal charges were brought and no follow-up inquiries made. Amanda Berry, 26,...
  • Frantic 911 call leads to 3 missing women in Ohio

    05/07/2013 4:21:45 AM PDT · by Pan_Yan · 122 replies
    AP via Charter ^ | Tuesday, May 7, 2013 6:52 AM EDT | THOMAS J. SHEERAN and JOHN COYNE
    CLEVELAND (AP) — The woman's voice was frantic and breathless, and she was choking back tears. "Help me. I'm Amanda Berry," she told a 911 dispatcher. "I've been kidnapped and I've been missing for 10 years and I'm, I'm here, I'm free now." Those words led police to a house near downtown Cleveland where Berry and two other women who vanished a decade ago were found Monday, elating family members and friends who had longed to see them again. Authorities later arrested three brothers. They released no names and gave no information about them or what charges they might face....
  • Berry, DeJesus found alive, police source confirms (Girls had been missing for 10 years)

    05/06/2013 5:08:19 PM PDT · by chrisser · 67 replies
    CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Long-missing Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus have been found alive, a police source confirms. WOIO Channel 19 had reported that a woman claiming to be Berry called police Monday afternoon and told a dispatcher that she was in a house on Seymour Avenue on the city's West Side. The woman said DeJesus was with her. "We've confirmed it's them," a detective said. "They are alive and safe." Berry, now 27, and DeJesus, 23, were taken to MetroHealth Medical Center. The FBI and police will interview the women when they are discharged, the detective said. Police arrested the...
  • Amanda Berry (disappeared in 2003), Gina DeJesus (in 2004) Found Alive (52-year-old man in custody)

    CLEVELAND– Years after Amanda Berry and Gina DeJesus disappeared, FOX 8 News has learned that both girls have been found alive. Cleveland police said both missing teenagers were found Monday at a home on Seymour Ave.; along with a third girl, Michele Knight. Berry, DeJesus and Knight are reportedly being checked out at MetroHealth Medical Center. A press conference is set to be held at Metro later this evening. A 52-year-old is reportedly in custody. On April 21, 2003, 16-year-old Berry called her sister to tell her she was getting a ride home from work at the Burger King on...
  • Three women, missing for years, found in Cleveland home

    05/06/2013 6:21:32 PM PDT · by chasman32 · 39 replies