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Cleveland Kidnapping

Why Michelle Knight Says She Can't Watch Some Scenes From TV Movie About Her Abduction

Posted 04.22.2015 | Dr. Phil

Michelle Knight spent more than 10 years as a victim inside kidnapper Ariel Castro's Cleveland house of horrors. Now her inspiring story of triumph ov...

Cleveland Kidnap Victims To Tell 'Full Story' In Memoirs

AP | Posted 11.25.2013 | Crime

NEW YORK (AP) — One of three young women held captive for years in a Cleveland house has a book deal. Michelle Knight's memoir is scheduled to come...

Authorities Investigate How Cleveland Kidnapper Killed Himself

AP | JULIE CARR SMYTH | Posted 11.04.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — The family of Cleveland kidnapper Ariel Castro planned to claim his body Thursday as investigations sought to determine how a m...

David Lohr

Castro Fought For Life, Then Killed Himself -- But Why?

HuffingtonPost.com | David Lohr | Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

When Ariel Castro agreed to plead guilty to murder and kidnapping -- charges that would theoretically keep him in jail for more than a thousand years ...

Cleveland Kidnapper Found Dead In Prison Cell

Posted 09.04.2013 | Crime

Convicted kidnapper and rapist Ariel Castro was found dead on Tuesday evening, 19 Action News reported. He was 53. On Aug. 1, Castro was sentenced ...

Fund For Ohio Kidnapping Victims Spikes After Castro Sentencing

The Huffington Post | Eleanor Goldberg | Posted 08.05.2013 | Impact

A fund set up for the three Cleveland women held captive for a decade topped $1.3 million after their kidnapper was sentenced on Thursday. After Ar...

Were There Additional Ohio Kidnapping Victims?

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 08.14.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND — A state crime laboratory is checking new evidence to determine if there were additional victims of a man charged with kidnapping thr...

Ohio Kidnapping Suspect To Plead Not Guilty

Reuters | Posted 08.08.2013 | Crime

By Kim Palmer CLEVELAND, June 8 (Reuters) - The Ohio man accused of kidnapping three women and holding them captive in his Cleveland ...

Should Cleveland Kidnapping Suspect Face Death Penalty?

AP | ANDREW WELSH-HUGGINS | Posted 07.27.2013 | Crime

COLUMBUS, Ohio — A prosecutor faces numerous obstacles as he weighs whether to bring death penalty charges against a man accused of kidnapping t...

Fund For Ohio Kidnap Victims Nears $500,000

AP | Posted 05.17.2013 | Impact

CLEVELAND -- An official says a charity set up to help the three women freed from a decade of captivity in a Cleveland house has raised more than $480...

Cop At Castro's House Describes Freeing Amanda Berry

AP | THOMAS J. SHEERAN | Posted 05.14.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- Already overwhelmed after finding a long-missing woman at a Cleveland home, one of the first officers on the scene says the discovery of ...

More Harrowing Details Emerge About Ohio Kidnapping Victims' Years In Captivity

The Huffington Post | Katherine Bindley | Posted 05.10.2013 | Crime

A police report brought to light more disturbing details of the kidnapping of three Ohio women imprisoned in a squalid house for about decade. Ama...

In Alleged Suicide Note, Suspect Confesses: Report

Posted 05.09.2013 | Crime

The suspect in the ghastly abduction of three Cleveland women wrote a suicide note in which he confessed his crimes, yet blamed the victims for being ...

Neighbor: Castro 'Always Happy, Nice, Respectful'

AP | JESSE WASHINGTON | Posted 05.08.2013 | Crime

CLEVELAND -- In the tight-knit neighborhood near downtown where many conversations are spoken in Spanish, it seems most everyone knew Ariel Castro. H...